Wheeling University

Wheeling, WV

Wheeling University

Wheeling, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$29,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 812
Declined 245
Total Received 1,057
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Private

521

undergraduate students

359

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1954, Wheeling University (formerly Wheeling Jesuit University) is a 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 880
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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: Small-medium city

Wheeling University
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV
26003

Campus Life

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

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 812
Declined 245
Total Received 1,057

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

70%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,662

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,090
Room & board $10,610
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $41,200
Average Financial Aid - $23,662
Total with Avg. Aid $17,538

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, hockey

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mountain East Conference, College Rugby East Division (Division I-A)

Majors

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

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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

880

total students

10%

in-state

90%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

521
students

Female
48%
249

Male
52%
272

41%

359
students

Female
65%
232

Male
35%
127

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

415
students

Female
44%
183

Male
56%
232

20%

106
students

Female
62%
66

Male
38%
40

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Student Break-down

21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

31%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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 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

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