West Virginia Wesleyan College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

59 College Avenue

Buckhannon, WV 26201-2998

(304) 473-8510

(800) 722-9933

Fax: (304) 473-8108



Contact: John Waltz

Director of Admission
Main Address

59 College Avenue

Buckhannon, WV 26201

(304) 473-8000

www.wvwc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,245

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts Management B
Ceramics B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Painting B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(304) 473-8000
Website:www.wvwc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://secure.cfwv.com/applications/west_virginia_wesleyan_college/apply.html
Address:59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,542
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,364 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,752
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,752
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,616

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Virginia Wesleyan College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services151
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education71
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Health Professions and Related Programs347
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences4
Psychology1
Social Sciences6
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts9
Grand total45710

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at West Virginia Wesleyan College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,752
Out-of-state$29,752
Books and supplies$2,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,035
Out-of-state$10,035

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38999%
Grant or scholarship aid38999%$23,616
Student loan aid26868%$6,675

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,36098%$22,948
Federal student loans91466%$6,978

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for West Virginia Wesleyan College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled West Virginia Wesleyan College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,7307261,004
Percent admitted100%77%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%24%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

West Virginia Wesleyan College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,542
Undergraduate enrollment1,396
Graduate enrollment146

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

West Virginia Wesleyan College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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