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Kentucky Wesleyan College
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  • 4 Year
  • OWENSBORO, KY

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Kentucky Wesleyan is a private, Christian college located in Owensboro, Kentucky in the Evansville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 815 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Kentucky Wesleyan acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Business, Zoology and Entomology, and Psychology. Graduating 38% of students, Kentucky Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,000.

About

3000 FREDERICA STREET
OWENSBORO, KY 42301
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Kentucky Wesleyan College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Kentucky Wesleyan Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1090
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,348 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,662 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
89%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 9 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
815 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
72
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Friendly
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
77%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 13 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 17 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Purple!
    83%
  • Family
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
60%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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