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Tennessee Wesleyan College

  • Athens, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 1,065
    total students
  • $21,500 | $21,500
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 471
    sat math
  • 487
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Christian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Nursing Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied790
    • Accepted564
    • Acceptance Rate71%
    • Enrolled1,065
    • Female Applicants467
    • Females Accepted345
    • Female Acceptance Rate73%
    • Male Applicants323
    • Males Accepted219
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.25
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 487 430 510
    • SAT Math 471 450 540
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$21,500
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,500
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$800.00
    • Room and board *$7,100.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,065
    • Male Student Percentage38%
    • Female Student Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.97%
    • Black or African American7.51%
    • White or Caucasian83.19%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.09%
    • Asian1.22%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.38%
    • Two or more races1.6%
    • Unknown3.1%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.94% representing 22 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students10% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 32%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other night patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball No Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Golf No Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer No Division X Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Golf No Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer No Division X Yes
    • Softball No Division X Yes
    • Tennis No Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No Division X Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty126
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,019 students to 83 faculty

Location & Contact

Tennessee Wesleyan College

204 E College Street
Athens, TN 37303
USA

Jerry Jackson

Vice President of Enrollment and Communications

Phone: 423-746-5285
Fax: 423-745-9335
Email: admissions@twcnet.edu



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