North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, NC

North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$30,150

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
48%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
24-29
14%
18-23
43%
12-17
43%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,629
Declined 37
Total Received 1,666
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Private

2,093

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

North Carolina Wesleyan College, founded in 1956, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 200-acre campus is located four miles north of Rocky Mount, 57 miles from Raleigh.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,093
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational

200-acre campus in Rocky Mount (population: 54,523), 44 miles from Raleigh; branch campuses in Durham, Goldsboro, and Raleigh. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Raleigh/Durham. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

North Carolina Wesleyan College
3400 North Wesleyan Boulevard
Rocky Mount
27804

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
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
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Refuge Campus Ministry
  • NCWC Cheerleaders
  • Voices of Triumph
  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Visions of Beauty

Top Events

  • Homecoming Week
  • Spring Fling
  • Wesleyan Symposium
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
52%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
48%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
24-29
14%
18-23
43%
12-17
43%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,629
Declined 37
Total Received 1,666

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

level of applicant's interest
class rank

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,750
Room & board $10,050
Additional fees $400
Books & supplies $400
Other fees $1,000
Total $41,600

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
General Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Organizational Leadership
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

2,093

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,093
students

Female
58%
1,222

Male
42%
871

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

1,754
students

Female
57%
992

Male
43%
762

17%

339
students

Female
68%
230

Male
32%
109

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 60%
Student 4 year graduation rate 23%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
42%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

155

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
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 no
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

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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