West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia


West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Buckhannon, West Virginia. The campus is situated in a remote town area and is home to 1,131 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into West Virginia Wesleyan College?

Admission into West Virginia Wesleyan College is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 64%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 61% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 66%.

What SAT score is required for West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 940 to 1120.

What ACT score is required for West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 18 to 24.

How much does it cost to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending West Virginia Wesleyan College for an academic year is $31,944. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $15,363 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $31,944 to $47,307 for an academic year. 100% of undergraduate students at West Virginia Wesleyan College receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $19,366.

What degrees are offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The degrees offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College include "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate", "master's degree" and "post-master's certificate".

What are the popular majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The most popular programs/majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College include "Health and Physical Education/Fitness", "Biology, General"" and "Physics".

What is the graduation rate at West Virginia Wesleyan College?

The graduation rate at West Virginia Wesleyan College is 54%.

What is the debt of graduating West Virginia Wesleyan College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of West Virginia Wesleyan College students is $19,000 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $48,800.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

14

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

Post-master's certificate

City

Buckhannon

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Remote Town

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$26,422

General

Address

59 College Ave
Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

College Website

www.wvwc.edu

Admissions

West Virginia Wesleyan College has an acceptance rate of 64%. The acceptance rate of 64% implies that for every 100 students that applied 64 students got accepted. 2,287 students appied to West Virginia Wesleyan College. 64% of the students that applied got accepted, and 22% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

2,287

Acceptance Rate

64%

The SAT composite score at West Virginia Wesleyan College ranged from 940 to 1120. The ACT composite score at West Virginia Wesleyan College ranged from 18 to 24.

SAT Composite940 - 1120
ACT Composite18 - 24
Application Fee$35
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College for an academic year can be broken down into $30,766 for tuition, $1,178 for fees, $2,500 for books and supplies, $9,298 for room and board and $3,565 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$31,944
Tuition$30,766
Fees$1,178
Books and supplies$2,500
Room and board$9,298
Other expenses$3,565
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Students

West Virginia Wesleyan College has 1,131 undergradute students. 45% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 55% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

1,131

Enrollment by gender

45%

45% men

55%

55% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at West Virginia Wesleyan College is 54%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 51% compared to 57% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at West Virginia Wesleyan College is 76%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

54%

Graduation Rate by Gender

51%

51% men

57%

57% women

Retention Rate

76%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at West Virginia Wesleyan College is $48,800 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $27,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $61,300.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$48,800

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$27,000 - $61,300

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

74%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at West Virginia Wesleyan College is 91% compared to 9% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

91%

91% percent_working

9%

9% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College include "Health and Physical Education/Fitness" with 30 graduates followed by "Biology, General" with 16 graduates, "Physics" with 16 graduates, "Business/Commerce, General" with 15 graduates and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 15 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Health and Physical Education/Fitness30
Biology, General16
Physics16
Business/Commerce, General15
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin15

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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