Warren Wilson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Warren Wilson College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 815 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1894 and is the only school located in Swannanoa, North Carolina.

Warren Wilson College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
18
Fair
Warren Wilson College will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Warren Wilson College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 18 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Natural Resources and Environment, Sociology and Anthropology, Theater and Drama, and Dance and Ballet. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Warren Wilson College is relatively low at 64% (close to North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Warren Wilson College is below average - 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Warren Wilson College is good -- 9:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,600
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, $32,000 a year. The additional fees at Warren Wilson College not covered by tuition are nearly $600; this totals $32,600 per year.

Read the details about Warren Wilson 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
84%
Easy
According to government data, 809 applications were submitted and 678 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Warren Wilson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Warren Wilson College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Warren Wilson 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Warren Wilson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Warren Wilson College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Warren Wilson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099, USA
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