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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined 184
Total Received 1,195
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Private

706

undergraduate students

85

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 791
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Asheville, North Carolina
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Asheville Regional

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
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Food Not Bombs
  • Club Sports: Paddling, Cycling, Cyclocross, Timbersports
  • Multicultural Student Organizations: Engage, WHOLA
  • Peace, Social and Environmental Justice Groups
  • Student Religious Groups: Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Quaker, Pagan, and Unitarian Universalist

Top Events

  • Homecoming/Family Weekend
  • Work Day
  • Circus
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined 184
Total Received 1,195

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,171

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,500
Room & board $11,750
Additional fees $850
Total $50,100
Average Financial Aid - $5,171
Total with Avg. Aid $44,929
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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
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis

Club Sports - Men's

cyclo-cross, step team, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cyclo-cross, step team, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Fencing, Golf, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Fencing, Golf, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III
USCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
General Studies
History, General
International/Global Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

791

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

706
students

Female
67%
474

Male
33%
232

11%

85
students

Female
67%
57

Male
33%
28

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

688
students

Female
67%
459

Male
33%
229

3%

18
students

Female
84%
15

Male
16%
3

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%

43

Transfer students enrolled

5%

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

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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