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West Virginia Wesleyan College

  • Buckhannon, WV
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 1,367
    total students
  • $26,680 | $26,680
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 498
    sat math
  • 491
    sat reading
  • 477
    sat writing
  • 23
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education&-Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Art Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drawing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Painting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,762
    • Accepted1,356
    • Acceptance Rate76%
    • Enrolled1,367
    • Female Applicants893
    • Females Accepted714
    • Female Acceptance Rate79%
    • Male Applicants869
    • Males Accepted642
    • Male Acceptance Rate73%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.46
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 491 432 510
    • SAT Math 498 440 557
    • SAT Writing 477 420 550
    • ACT Composite 23 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$26,680
    • Out-of-state tuition *$26,680
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,178.00
    • Room and board *$4,000.00
    • Room only *$3,890.00
    • * 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 Students1,367
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.83%
    • Black or African American8.71%
    • White or Caucasian79.96%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.22%
    • Asian.07%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.29%
    • Two or more races.15%
    • Unknown1.32%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.27% representing 17 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students41% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 79%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Campus Activities Board, Green Club, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Wesleyan Ambassadors
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty135
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio13:1 or 1,367 students to 111 faculty

Location & Contact

59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201
USA

John Waltz

Director of Admission

Phone: 304-473-8510
Fax: 304-473-8108
Email: admission@wvwc.edu



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