945
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,281
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
93
93%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

Wheeling Jesuit University is a Comprehensive institution located in Wheeling, WV, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV  26003
United States
Contact Mr. Christopher Rouhier
Senior Admissions Representative
Email: crouhier@wju.edu
Phone: 304-243-2106
Fax: 304-243-2397

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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Engineering 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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 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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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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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,020
Applied
951
Accepted
945
Enrolled
93%
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Female Admissions

521
Females Applied
492
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

499
Males Applied
459
Males Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
2 recommendations

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
ACT Composite 21 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,090
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Fees

200
Full-time student fees
9,900
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

27,281
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,063
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,701
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,645
Avg. Loan Aid
12,711
Avg. Grant Aid
10,589
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
29%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

945
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.01%
Black or African American 7.64%
White or Caucasian 74.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.54%
Asian 0.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.86%
Two or more races 2.48%
Other 4.95%

Gender

Male (49.21%)
Female (50.79%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 68%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Culture Fest, Last Blast Carnival and Homecoming/Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activity Board (CAB), Theater Guild, Student Senate, International Student Club and Campus Ministry

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
cameras at residence hall entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

155
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 77
Part-time - 78
Male - 79
Female - 76