Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS

Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$30,570

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
62%
400-499
24%
600-699
6%
500-599
66%
400-499
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 753
Declined 489
Total Received 1,242
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Private

653

undergraduate students

63

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kansas Wesleyan University, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 28-acre campus is located in Salina, Kansas.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 716
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

28-acre campus in Salina (population: 46,994), 90 miles from Wichita. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Wichita; train serves Newton (60 miles). School operates transportation to airport and bus station.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Salina Regional Airport

Kansas Wesleyan University
100 East Claflin Avenue
Salina, KS
67401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Government
  • Wesleyan Chorale
  • Coyote Gaming Club
  • Coyote Activities Board

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Project Hero
  • Spring Dance
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
62%
400-499
24%
600-699
6%
500-599
66%
400-499
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.46

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 753
Declined 489
Total Received 1,242

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,479

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,250
Room & board $10,000
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,000
Total $42,770
Average Financial Aid - $5,479
Total with Avg. Aid $37,291
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Sand volleyball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Sand volleyball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Communication, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Studies
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Information Technology
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Musical Theatre
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Photography
Physics Teacher Education
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

716

total students

44.59%

in-state

55.41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

653
students

Female
42%
274

Male
58%
379

9%

63
students

Female
48%
30

Male
52%
33

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

607
students

Female
42%
250

Male
58%
357

8%

46
students

Female
53%
24

Male
47%
22

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

78

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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