Tuition & Fees

$24,820

$24,820

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,533
Declined + 75
Total Received 1,608
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Private (nonprofit)

1,376

undergraduate students

360

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Businesss Administration
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Codes

SAT 2969
ACT 3748

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,736
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Waynesburg, PA

30-acre campus in Waynesburg (population: 3,993), 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.

Waynesburg University
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,533
Declined + 75
Total Received 1,608

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Shari Payne
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 225-7393
F: 724 627-8124
admissions@waynesburg.edu

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,797

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,970
Room $5,144
Board $5,020
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $36,384
Average Financial Aid - $19,797
Total with Avg. Aid $16,587

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,158,180
State $2,061,284
Institutional $11,205,344
Other external $1,053,687
Total $16,478,495

Non-need-based

Federal $2,260
State $4,987
Institutional $3,118,359
Other external $317,337
Total $3,442,943
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 724 852-3208
F: 724 627-6146

Financial Aid Officer

Matthew C. Stokan
Director of Financial Aid
mstokan@waynesburg.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Larry Marshall (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Pat Bristor (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference
Mascot
Yellow Jacket
School colors
orange and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Applied Business
Art
Art Administration
Athletic Training
Biblical/Ministry Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Forensics
Computer Science
Counseling
Counseling Education/Supervision
Criminal Investigation
Criminal Justice Administration
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Science
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Level Education
Music Ministry
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Accounting
Public Relations
Secondary Education
Small Business Management
Social Sciences
Special Education
Sports Information Broadcasting
Sports Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Businesss Administration

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,736

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

1,376
students

Female
59%
814

Male
41%
562

21%

360
students

Female
66%
236

Male
34%
124

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,330
students

Female
59%
780

Male
41%
550

4%

46
students

Female
74%
34

Male
26%
12

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.70
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

79

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Ireland
Malaysia
Russia
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Barnhart
Admissions Counselor
724 852-3346
rdbarnha@waynesburg.edu

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