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West Virginia Wesleyan College

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West Virginia Wesleyan College is a regionally accredited private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia, United States. It has an enrollment of about 1,400 students from 35 U.S. states and 26 countries. The school was founded in 1890 by the West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist church. The college assumed its current name on Tuesday June 5, 1906 (see expanded History). U.S. News & World Report considers West Virginia Wesleyan a regional college and ranks it 12th in the South (first-tier) and ranks it second in the South in the Great Schools at Great Prices category. West Virginia Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Wesleyan was listed as one of the "Best Southeastern Colleges" by the Princeton Review in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 and a "Best-Value College" in 2006 and 2007. Wesleyan is one of 150 schools to receive that distinction .

Wesleyan continues to serve as a residential, liberal arts college. The primary majors are elementary and secondary education, business, and natural sciences.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,940.00 avg tuition

59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
(304) 473-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wvwc.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.wvwc.edu/admission/financial_..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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West Virginia Wesleyan College

Statistics:
Applied 1,743
Admitted 1,361 78%
Enrolled total 407
Full Time: 405
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 410 520
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 390 520
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 43%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,940.00 $23,940.00 $23,940.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,024.00 $1,024.00 $1,024.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $365.00 $365.00 $365.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,100.00 $5,100.00 $5,100.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $425.00 $425.00 $425.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,390.00 $4,000.00 $3,500.00
Other Expenses $3,500.00 $3,500.00 $3,500.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $2,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $20,459.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,393.00

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Organizational Communication, General X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Education, General X
Education, Other X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Art Therapy/Therapist X
Athletic Training/Trainer X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Religious Education X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Graphic Design X
Music Management X
Music, General X
Musical Theatre X
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management X

Scholarships for Students in West Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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