785
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
670/996
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Kentucky Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution located in Owensboro, KY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY  42301
United States
Contact Phone: 270-926-3111

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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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 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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Legal Professions And Studies 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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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
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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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

996
Applied
670
Accepted
785
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

507
Females Applied
349
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

488
Males Applied
321
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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
ACT Composite 21 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,260
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Fees

820
Full-time student fees
9,764
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Student Body

785
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.41%
Black or African American 16.08%
White or Caucasian 84.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 1.13%
Other 7.76%

Gender

Male (49.04%)
Female (50.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Annual Thanksgiving Dinner/Lessons in Carols and K-Dub Idol

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Activities Programming Board, Campus Ministries, Pre Professional and St Jude Up 'Til Dawn Executive Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
12-hour patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

92
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 45