Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, KY

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$28,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
460
75th
550
25th
450
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,066
Declined 705
Total Received 1,771
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Private

937

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kentucky Wesleyan College, founded in 1858, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 52-acre campus is located in Owensboro, 100 miles from Louisville.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 937
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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52-acre campus in Owensboro (population: 59,404), 120 miles from Louisville and Nashville. Major airport serves Louisville; smaller airport serves Evansville, IN (40 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY
42301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
460
75th
550
25th
450
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,066
Declined 705
Total Received 1,771

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,229

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,320
Room & board $10,000
Additional fees $1,220
Books & supplies $1,298
Total $39,838
Average Financial Aid - $22,229
Total with Avg. Aid $17,609

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 999-0592
F: 270 852-3133
finaid@kwc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Midwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

937

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

937
students

Female
50%
473

Male
50%
464

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

822
students

Female
49%
403

Male
51%
419

12%

115
students

Female
61%
70

Male
39%
45

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: late August

Spring: in mid-January

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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