935
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,516
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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. Joanne Landers
Vice President for Admissions
Email: admissions@twcnet.edu
Phone: 423-746-7504
Fax: 423-745-9335

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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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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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 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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Ophthalmic And Optometric Support Services And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 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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Public Administration And Social Service Professions 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

988
Applied
570
Accepted
935
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

611
Females Applied
374
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

377
Males Applied
196
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.28
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 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 480 560
SAT Math 470 540
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,300
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
7,880
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
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

17,516
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,549
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,050
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,927
Avg. Loan Aid
7,756
Avg. Grant Aid
15,404
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

935
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.81%
Black or African American 8.98%
White or Caucasian 75.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 0.96%
Two or more races 4.06%
Other 1.07%

Gender

Male (36.79%)
Female (63.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Annual Day of Service, Opening Convocation and Honors Convocation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
night patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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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
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

113
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 63
Part-time - 50
Male - 59
Female - 54