West Virginia Wesleyan College: Review & Facts

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West Virginia Wesleyan College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,395 students enrolled. This college was established in 1890 and is one of the 2 schools located in Buckhannon, West Virginia.

West Virginia Wesleyan College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
55
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

West Virginia Wesleyan College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile 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. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
64%
The student retention rate at West Virginia Wesleyan College is relatively low at 64% (close to West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

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

Student to faculty ratio at West Virginia Wesleyan College is pretty good - 12:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,900
Average tuition charges are very high, about $24,800 per year. The additional fees at West Virginia Wesleyan College not covered by tuition are approximately $1,100, which comes to $25,900 a year.

Read the details about West Virginia 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
78%
As reported in recent data, 2,008 applications were submitted and 1,557 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at West Virginia Wesleyan College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,800
West Virginia Wesleyan College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at West Virginia 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
B-
West Virginia Wesleyan College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $3,800 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, West Virginia Wesleyan College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Location and Maps



Post Address: West Virginia Wesleyan College, 59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994, USA
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