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West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,315, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 110 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. West Virginia Wesleyan College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 14. Its tuition and fees are $26,794 (2013-14).
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West Virginia Wesleyan College
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to West Virginia Wesleyan College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 31. The application fee at West Virginia Wesleyan College is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||77.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 31|
The student-faculty ratio at West Virginia Wesleyan College is 12:1, and the school has 59.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||40%|
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West Virginia Wesleyan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,315, with a gender distribution of 46.2 percent male students and 53.8 percent female students. At this school, 76 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 24 percent of students live off campus. West Virginia Wesleyan College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
West Virginia Wesleyan College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. West Virginia Wesleyan College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at West Virginia Wesleyan College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At West Virginia Wesleyan College, 78.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,074.
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||$26,794 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,740 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data