Wheeling Jesuit University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

316 Washington Avenue

Wheeling, WV 26003-6295

(304) 243-2359

(800) 624-6992

Fax: (304) 243-2397

Contact: Denny Bardos

Dean of Enrollment
Main Address

316 Washington Avenue

Wheeling, WV 26003

(304) 243-2000


Total undergrads: 1,061

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 182

Degree-seeking undergrads: 971

Graduate enrollment: 242


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Science Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Respiratory Therapy B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Political and economic philosophy B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology 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.

Wheeling Jesuit University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (304) 243-2000
Website: www.wju.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.gowju.org/applynow/
Address: 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,171
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 807 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,290
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,290
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,344

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Wheeling Jesuit University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 111
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 143
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Grand total 2296

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wheeling Jesuit University 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,290
Out-of-state $29,290
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,710
Out-of-state $9,710

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 178 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 178 98% $22,344
Student loan aid 125 69% $7,686

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 667 84% $21,522
Federal student loans 559 70% $6,940

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wheeling Jesuit University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Wheeling Jesuit University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,640 861 779
Percent admitted 100% 86% 87%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% 23% 13%

Admissions Considerations

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

Wheeling Jesuit University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,171
Undergraduate enrollment 861
Graduate enrollment 310

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

Wheeling Jesuit University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • 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
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

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