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Kentucky Wesleyan College is a private institution that was founded in 1858. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 678, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 55 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Kentucky Wesleyan College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 18. Its tuition and fees are $21,200 (2013-14).
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Kentucky Wesleyan College is a place where people, ideas and
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Kentucky Wesleyan College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 21.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||21.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Kentucky Wesleyan College is 12:1, and the school has 82.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Kentucky Wesleyan College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||25%|
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Kentucky Wesleyan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 678, with a gender distribution of 50.9 percent male students and 49.1 percent female students. At this school, 45 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55 percent of students live off campus. Kentucky Wesleyan College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Kentucky Wesleyan College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Kentucky Wesleyan College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Kentucky Wesleyan College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Kentucky Wesleyan College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Kentucky Wesleyan College, 85.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,079.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$21,200 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,500 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data