Kentucky Wesleyan College: Review & Facts

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Kentucky Wesleyan College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 680 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1858 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wesleyan College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
At Kentucky Wesleyan College you can get your bachelor's degree.

Kentucky Wesleyan College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
The student retention rate at Kentucky Wesleyan College is low at 54% (way below Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kentucky Wesleyan College is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Kentucky Wesleyan College is good - 11:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,300
Average tuition cost is high - about $19,700 annually. The additional fees at Kentucky Wesleyan College (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; this comes to a total of $20,300 annually.

Read the details about Kentucky Wesleyan College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
21%
According to recent data, 910 applications were submitted and 193 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to become a student at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Kentucky Wesleyan College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,100
Kentucky Wesleyan College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kentucky Wesleyan College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Kentucky Wesleyan College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $3,100 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Kentucky Wesleyan College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kentucky Wesleyan College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, USA
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