Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA

Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Christian Life Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$26,640

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

41%

male

59%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,470
Declined 119
Total Received 1,589
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Private

1,277

undergraduate students

351

graduate students

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School Facts

Waynesburg University, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated liberal arts university. Its 30-acre campus and 174-acre farm are located in Waynesburg, 60 miles from Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,628
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

30-acre campus in Waynesburg (population: 3,985), 50 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Morgantown, WV (30 miles). School operates transportation to Pittsburgh airport before breaks.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

Waynesburg University
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA
15370

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activity Board
  • Waynesburg Outdoor Experience
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Sting Swing
  • Student Nurses Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Week
  • Charter Day
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Campus Facts

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

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
14%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.57

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,470
Declined 119
Total Received 1,589

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

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

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $25,430
Room & board $10,890
Additional fees $1,210
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $340
Total $39,370
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Forensic Science and Technology
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Services, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Policy Analysis
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
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
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,628

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,277
students

Female
59%
752

Male
41%
525

22%

351
students

Female
61%
215

Male
39%
136

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,239
students

Female
59%
720

Male
41%
519

3%

38
students

Female
85%
32

Male
15%
6

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
85%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

35

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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