Kentucky Wesleyan College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Kentucky Wesleyan College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 695 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
41
Fair
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 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Criminal Justice, Chemistry, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
62%
Fair
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.

The student retention rate at Kentucky Wesleyan College is relatively low at 62% (close to Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Kentucky Wesleyan College is low: 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Kentucky Wesleyan College is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,200
High
Average tuition cost is high - about $22,500 annually. The additional fees at Kentucky Wesleyan College (not included in tuition costs) are about $700; this comes to a total of $23,200 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,073 applications were submitted and 689 were accepted; so it is not very hard 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
Low
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
D+
Unsafe
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 dangerous 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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