Tuition & Fees

$37,364

$37,364

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 867
Declined + 146
Total Received 1,013
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Private (nonprofit)

656

undergraduate students

82

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Global Studies
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Codes

SAT 5886
ACT 3170

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Location

School Facts

Warren Wilson College is a private, liberal arts college. Its 1,140-acre campus is located in Asheville, in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina. Founded in 1894 as a boys' school, it became a two-year college in 1942 and a four-year college in 1965.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 738
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Swannanoa, NC

1,140-acre campus east of Asheville (population 91,902). Served by air and bus; other airport and train serve Greenville, SC (60 miles). Public transportation serves Asheville and nearby areas.

Warren Wilson College
701 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 867
Declined + 146
Total Received 1,013

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Interview

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brian Liechti
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 800 934-3536
F: 828 771-2073
admit@warren-wilson.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $36,600
Room & board $11,300
Additional fees $764
Books & supplies $850
Total $49,514
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 934-3536
F: 828 771-2030
finaid@warren-wilson.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lori Lewis
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@warren-wilson.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
cycling
soccer
swimming
tennis

Club Sports - Men's

cyclo-cross, step team, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cyclo-cross, step team, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

adventure race, basketball, climbing tower, dodgeball, indoor soccer, mountain biking, paddling, table tennis, tennis, timbersports, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Directors

Joni Williamson (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Adventure Sports
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
United States Collegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Fighting Owls
School colors
green, blue, and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Chemistry
Creative Writing
English
Environmental Studies
Global Studies
History/Political Science
Integrative Studies
Mathematics
Outdoor Leadership
Philosophy
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Theatre/English
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Global Studies

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

738

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

656
students

Female
65%
424

Male
35%
232

11%

82
students

Female
68%
56

Male
32%
26

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

637
students

Female
65%
408

Male
35%
229

3%

19
students

Female
85%
16

Male
15%
3

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
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: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented China
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Anna Jones
International Admissions & Programming Coordinator
828 771-3057
intladmit@warren-wilson.edu

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