1,320
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,260
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

West Virginia Wesleyan College is a Comprehensive institution located in Buckhannon, WV, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV  26201
United States
Contact John Waltz
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admission@wvwc.edu
Phone: 304-473-8510
Fax: 304-473-8108

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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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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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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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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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,278
Applied
1,607
Accepted
1,320
Enrolled
71%

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
Interview

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
SAT Critical Reading 555 470 590
SAT Math 530 485 580
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,462
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Fees

1,178
Full-time student fees
8,856
Room & board
4,326
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

25,260
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,339
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,225
Avg. Loan Aid
17,879
Avg. Grant Aid
28,139
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,320
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.22%
Black or African American 8.82%
White or Caucasian 77.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 0.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.76%
Other 0.46%

Gender

Male (44.09%)
Female (55.91%)

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 76%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Founder's Day/Homecoming, Festival of Lessons and Carols and Spring Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Green Club, WE LEAD, Wesleyan Ambassadors and Enactus

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
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Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

150
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 83
Part-time - 67
Male - 69
Female - 81