Tuition & Fees

$28,110

$28,110

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
26%
400-499
60%
300-399
5%
600-699
7%
500-599
43%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
49%
12-17
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 951
Declined + 69
Total Received 1,020
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Private (nonprofit)

945

undergraduate students

344

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5906
ACT 4546

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School Facts

Wheeling Jesuit, founded in 1954, is a Jesuit, Catholic university. Its 65-acre campus is located in a residential section of Wheeling, WV, 60 miles south of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,289
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Wheeling, WV

65-acre, suburban campus in Wheeling (population: 27,790), 60 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation around local community. Public transportation serves campus.

Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV 26003

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
26%
400-499
60%
300-399
5%
600-699
7%
500-599
43%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
49%
12-17
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
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

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 951
Declined + 69
Total Received 1,020

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

George Joseph
Executive Vice President of Administration
P: 800 624-6992
F: 304 243-2397
admiss@wju.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,366,318
State $263,512
Institutional $2,340,195
Other external
Total $3,970,025

Non-need-based

Federal $45,968
State $372,625
Institutional $8,126,080
Other external $235,104
Total $8,779,777

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mountain East Conference, College Rugby East Division (Division I-A)
Mascot
Cardinal
School colors
red and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Applied Science
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Distance Nursing for Registered Nurses
Education Specialist
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Science
English
Environment/Sustainability
French
General Science Physics
General Studies
Health Care Leadership
History
Independent Major
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing for Registered Nurses
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Political/Economic Philosophy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapy
Romance Languages
Spanish
Theology
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Undergraduate

73%

945
students

Female
51%
480

Male
49%
465

Graduate

27%

344
students

Female
68%
235

Male
32%
109

undergraduateFull-time

83%

790
students

Female
48%
372

Male
52%
418

undergraduatePart-time

17%

155
students

Female
70%
108

Male
30%
47

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
Micronesia
Spain
Venezuela
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jasmin Ilovar
International Recruiter
304 243-2088
jilovar@wju.edu

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