693
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,316
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Kansas Wesleyan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Salina, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 East Claflin Avenue
Box 20
Salina, KS  67401
United States
Contact Mr. Esteban Paredes
Director of Admissions
Email: esteban.paredes@kwu.edu
Phone: 785-833-4307
Fax: 785-404-1485

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

809
Applied
434
Accepted
693
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

238
Females Applied
145
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

571
Males Applied
289
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 470 550
SAT Math 520 470 550
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,500
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Fees

9,500
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

21,316
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,665
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,197
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,294
Avg. Loan Aid
11,252
Avg. Grant Aid
7,695
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

693
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.24%
Black or African American 14.16%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 0.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 0.89%

Gender

Male (59.02%)
Female (40.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Project Hero and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government, Wesleyan Chorale, Coyote Gaming Club and Coyote Activities Board

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
evening patrols by security

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

78
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 33
Male - 32
Female - 46