Tuition & Fees

$29,190

$29,190

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
49%
400-499
35%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
55%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
23%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
53%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 224
Total Received 1,640
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Private (nonprofit)

861

undergraduate students

310

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5906
ACT 4546

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Location

School Facts

Wheeling Jesuit University, founded in 1954, is a Jesuit, Catholic university. Its 65-acre campus is located in a residential section of Wheeling, WV, 60 miles south of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,171
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Wheeling, WV

65-acre, suburban campus in Wheeling (population: 27,066), 60 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation around local community. Public transportation serves campus.

Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV 26003

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are 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
7%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
49%
400-499
35%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
55%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
23%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
53%
12-17
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 224
Total Received 1,640

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Christopher Rouhier
Director of Admissions
P: 800 624-6992
F: 304 243-2397
admiss@wju.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 624-6992
F: 304 243-4397
finaid@wju.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Christie Tomczyk
Director of Financial Aid
ctomczyk@wju.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Hockey

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Rudy Yovich (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mountain East Conference, College Rugby East Division (Division I-A)
Mascot
Cardinal
School colors
red and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Criminal Justice
Distance Nursing for Registered Nurses
Education Specialist
Educational Leadership
Engineering Science
English
Environment/Sustainability
Exercise Science
General Science Physics
General Studies
History
Independent Major
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing for Registered Nurses
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law Interdisciplinary Humanities
Psychology
Respiratory Therapy
Simulation Technology/Game Design
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,171

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

861
students

Female
46%
395

Male
54%
466

26%

310
students

Female
67%
208

Male
33%
102

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

755
students

Female
44%
326

Male
56%
429

13%

106
students

Female
66%
69

Male
34%
37

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Argentina
Canada
Micronesia
Spain
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Christopher Rouhier
Director of Admissions
304 243-2106
crouhier@wju.edu

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