Tuition & Fees

$36,280

$36,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 665
Declined + 283
Total Received 948
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Private (nonprofit)

650

undergraduate students

66

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 716
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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 665
Declined + 283
Total Received 948

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
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

Janelle Holmboe
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 934-3536
F: 828 298-1440
admit@warren-wilson.edu

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,450

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,536
Room & board $10,980
Additional fees $744
Books & supplies $850
Total $48,110
Average Financial Aid - $30,450
Total with Avg. Aid $17,660
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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

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
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

716

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

650
students

Female
62%
401

Male
38%
249

9%

66
students

Female
70%
46

Male
30%
20

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

644
students

Female
62%
397

Male
38%
247

1%

6
students

Female
67%
4

Male
33%
2

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: rolling

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 13
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
France
Japan
Nepal
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sharon Lytle
Senior Associate Director of Admission
828 771-2075
slytle@warren-wilson.edu

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