Tuition & Fees

$24,820

$24,820

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined + 136
Total Received 1,590
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Private (nonprofit)

1,330

undergraduate students

344

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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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 1,674
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)

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Waynesburg, PA

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.

Waynesburg University
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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
11%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
9%

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

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined + 136
Total Received 1,590

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

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,688

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,970
Room $5,140
Board $5,020
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $36,380
Average Financial Aid - $20,688
Total with Avg. Aid $15,692

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,154,750
State $1,924,456
Institutional $9,983,286
Other external $560,132
Total $14,622,624

Non-need-based

Federal
State $23,500
Institutional $4,577,900
Other external $425,000
Total $5,026,400
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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
Sports Media
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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-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,674

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

1,330
students

Female
57%
764

Male
43%
566

21%

344
students

Female
61%
210

Male
39%
134

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,287
students

Female
57%
728

Male
43%
559

4%

43
students

Female
84%
36

Male
16%
7

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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
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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
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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