Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$29,290

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%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,473
Declined 148
Total Received 1,621
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Private

945

undergraduate students

344

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wheeling University (formerly 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,289
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)

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.

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

Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV
26003

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activity Board (CAB)
  • Theater Guild
  • Student Senate
  • International Student Club
  • Campus Ministry

Top Events

  • Culture Fest
  • Last Blast Carnival
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • cameras at residence hall entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%

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%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.33

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,473
Declined 148
Total Received 1,621

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, hockey

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Education, General
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,289

total students

34%

in-state

66%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

945
students

Female
51%
480

Male
49%
465

27%

344
students

Female
68%
235

Male
32%
109

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

790
students

Female
48%
372

Male
52%
418

17%

155
students

Female
70%
108

Male
30%
47

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 48%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

25

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 yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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