Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, NC

Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$38,350

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
620
75th
31
25th
23
75th
26
25th
18
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,080
Declined 193
Total Received 1,273
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Private

748

undergraduate students

97

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Warren Wilson College is a private, liberal arts college. Its 1,135-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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 845
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
620
75th
31
25th
23
75th
26
25th
18
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,080
Declined 193
Total Received 1,273

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,036

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,500
Room & board $11,750
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $850
Total $50,950
Average Financial Aid - $25,036
Total with Avg. Aid $25,914

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Other sports
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
United States Collegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Conservation Biology.
Creative Writing.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
General Studies.
History, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Psychology, General.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.

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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

845

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

748
students

Female
68%
505

Male
32%
243

11%

97
students

Female
70%
68

Male
30%
29

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

718
students

Female
67%
480

Male
33%
238

4%

30
students

Female
83%
25

Male
17%
5

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

22%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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