Wilberforce University is a unique institution located in a state rich in America's private college tradition. Founded prior to the end of slavery in 1856, it is the nation's oldest, private African-American university. For 156 years WU has, through sheer force of will, provided young African-American students with a solid educational experience.
A Presidential Welcome
While you will only be able to sample a small part of Wilberforce on your virtual visit, you will walk away with a great feeling of exciting things...
The Wilberforce Mission
Wilberforce University has a deep commitment to provide academically excellent and relevant higher education, particularly for African-American...
The History of Wilberforce
Learn about the rich history of Wilberforce. This section includes a local history timeline, reproductions of rare historical documents and more.
A Snapshot of Wilberforce University
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Friends of Wilberforce