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Tennessee Wesleyan University

Athens, TN

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Overview

Tennessee Wesleyan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Athens, TN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 204 East College Street
Athens, TN  37303
United States
Contact Ms. Ginger Murphy
Vice President for Admissions
Email: admissions@twcnet.edu
Phone: 423-746-7504
Fax: 423-745-9335

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Ophthalmic And Optometric Support Services And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Psychology Checkmark
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

833
Applied
539
Accepted
1,067
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

517
Females Applied
322
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

316
Males Applied
217
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.43
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.25
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 17th August 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen August 17th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 17th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 485 450 510
SAT Math 560 460 560
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,600
Private
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Fees

1,250
Full-time student fees
8,210
Room & board
2,230
Room only
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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 Employees

Financial Aid

21,445
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,799
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,462
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,106
Avg. Loan Aid
12,265
Avg. Grant Aid
18,790
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
42%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,067
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.51%
Black or African American 10.62%
White or Caucasian 71.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 0.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.54%
Other 3.85%

Gender

Male (37.86%)
Female (62.14%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Annual Day of Service, Opening Convocation and Honors Convocation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Greek Life, Education Ambassadors, Phi Beta Lambda and Multicultural Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

138
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 66
Part-time - 72
Male - 65
Female - 73
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