West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV, USA
3.75 Average Rating

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a liberal arts institution based in Buckhannon, WV. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the campus is notable for its Georgian red-brick architecture. Many majors require students to complete an internship in order to graduate. Chemistry, kinesiology and exercise science, and psychology are the most popular programs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
71%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
61%
Out-Of-State Students
38%
72%
Submitting ACT
35%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1091
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,449
Total Number of Undergrads
1,320
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
52%
20-39 Students
45%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
38%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,232
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$31,640
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$31,640
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,856
Books and Supplies
$2500

Aid & Grants

0
100
83%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,053
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,192
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$20,454

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
73%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,027
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
84
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
78%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bobcat
School Colors
Orange/Black
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mountain East Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Pittsburgh
Washington
New York
Charleston
Philadelphia
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
46%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating

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