West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$32,252

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,434
Declined 748
Total Received 2,182
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Private

1,149

undergraduate students

104

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

West Virginia Wesleyan College, founded in 1890, is a church-affiliated college. Its 110-acre campus is located in Buckhannon, in north-central West Virginia.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,253
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

110-acre campus in Buckhannon (population: 5,529), 30 miles from Clarksburg and 135 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airport and bus serve Clarksburg. School operates transportation to Clarksburg airport.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV
26201

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,434
Declined 748
Total Received 2,182

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,940

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,074
Room $4,678
Board $4,898
Additional fees $1,178
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $43,328
Average Financial Aid - $24,940
Total with Avg. Aid $18,388

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 343-2374
F: 304 473-8824
fin_plan@wvwc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, lacrosse, skiing

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, indoor soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain East Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Fine and Studio Arts Management. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Pharmacy. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Religious Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,253

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

1,149
students

Female
55%
634

Male
45%
515

8%

104
students

Female
75%
78

Male
25%
26

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,130
students

Female
55%
625

Male
45%
505

2%

19
students

Female
47%
9

Male
53%
10

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

14%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Japan
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

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