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  • West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • General Address :
  • 59 College Ave
    Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201
    Phone: (304) 473-8000
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential college that is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. The College has 1,400 students and offers 43 majors and 36 minors along with graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, education, and nursing. The College’s General Studies program is grounded in the liberal arts, while all students are encouraged to pursue international travel, internships, and research opportunities.

    Wesleyan’s student life program features 19 NCAA Division II sports teams, regionally-renowned performing arts programs, over 70 campus organizations, outdoor recreation and intramurals programs, nine fraternities and sororities, religious life, and community service.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $35
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants1,762869893
    Percent admitted77%74%80%
    Percent admitted who enrolled35%38%32%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading432510
    SAT Math440557
    SAT Writing420550
    ACT Composite2025
    ACT English1925
    ACT Math1824
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$23,980$24,964$25,804$26,7943.8%
    Books and supplies$2,500$2,500$2,500$2,5000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,100$7,390$7,510$7,7403.1%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$4,000$4,000$4,000$4,0000.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$37,080$38,354$39,314$40,5343.1%
    Off Campus$33,980$34,964$35,804$36,7942.8%
    Off Campus with Family$29,980$30,964$31,804$32,7943.1%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (304) 473-8080
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid1404100%————
    Grant or scholarship aid404100%$8,279,516$20,494
    Federal grants16240%$737,954$4,555
    Pell grants16240%$672,204$4,149
    Other federal grants256%$65,750$2,630
    State/local government grant or scholarships18145%$804,834$4,447
    Institutional grants or scholarships404100%$6,736,728$16,675
    Student loan aid29673%$2,147,742$7,256
    Federal student loans29673%$1,801,909$6,088
    Other student loans379%$345,833$9,347

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid11,30099%$26,439,745$20,338
    Pell grants48237%$2,036,352$4,225
    Federal student loans89368%$6,569,371$7,357

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