Tuition & Fees

$26,440

$26,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 798
Declined + 567
Total Received 1,365
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Private (nonprofit)

714

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1369
ACT 1518

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 714
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Owensboro, KY

52-acre campus in Owensboro (population: 59,273), 120 miles from Louisville and Nashville. Major airport serves Louisville; smaller airport serves Evansville, IN (40 miles).

Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
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

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 16% of male students
 
2 sororities 30% of female students
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 798
Declined + 567
Total Received 1,365

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jeremy Pittman
Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 999-0592
F: 270 852-3295
admissions@kwc.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Crystal Hamilton
Director of Financial Aid
clhamilton@kwc.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Rob Mallory (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Midwest Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Education
English
Exercise Science
Fitness/Sports Management
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Legal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Theatre Arts
Zoology
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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

714

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

714
students

Female
48%
343

Male
52%
371

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

673
students

Female
48%
322

Male
52%
351

6%

41
students

Female
52%
21

Male
48%
20

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Student Break-down

16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: late August

Spring: in mid-January

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
  • 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
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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