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Tuition & Fees

$22,800

$22,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,214
Declined + 204
Total Received 1,418
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Private (nonprofit)

1,430

undergraduate students

439

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Communication/journalism
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Codes

SAT 2969
ACT 3748

School Facts

Waynesburg University, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated liberal arts university. Its 30-acre campus and 174-acre farm are located in Waynesburg, 60 miles from Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,869
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Waynesburg, PA

30-acre campus in Waynesburg (population: 4,117), 50 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Morgantown, WV (30 miles). School operates transportation to Pittsburgh airport before breaks.

Waynesburg University
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,214
Declined + 204
Total Received 1,418

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Shari Payne
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 225-7393
F: 724 627-8124
admissions@waynesburg.edu

Cost

Tuition $22,380
Room $4,800
Board $4,690
Additional fees $420
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $33,790
Average Financial Aid - $17,692
Total with Avg. Aid $16,098

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,692

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,037,019
State $1,878,520
Institutional $9,851,478
Other external $976,859
Total $14,743,876

Non-need-based

Federal $2,546
State $3,530
Institutional $2,424,455
Other external $323,445
Total $2,753,976

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Yellow Jacket
School colors
orange and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Art
Art Administration
Athletic Training
Biblical/Ministry Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Forensics
Computer Science
Counseling
Counseling Education/Supervision
Criminal Investigation
Criminal Justice Administration
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Science
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Level Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Accounting
Public Relations
Secondary Education
Small Business Management
Social Sciences
Special Education
Sports Information Broadcasting
Sports Management
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Undergraduate

77%

1,430
students

Female
60%
854

Male
40%
576

Graduate

23%

439
students

Female
62%
273

Male
38%
166

undergraduateFull-time

92%

1,329
students

Female
59%
773

Male
41%
556

undergraduatePart-time

8%

101
students

Female
81%
81

Male
19%
20

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
91%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.70
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

79

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented China
Guyana
Haiti
Ireland
Russia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Barnhart
Admissions Counselor
724 852-3346
rdbarnha@waynesburg.edu

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