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Kentucky Wesleyan College
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  • 4 Year
  • OWENSBORO, KY

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2.15.2024

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Report Card

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

About

3000 FREDERICA ST
OWENSBORO, KY 42301
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Midwest Athletic Conference
From Kentucky Wesleyan College

Who doesn’t look good in purple? I mean really! At Kentucky Wesleyan College, purple is in our wheelhouse of the coolest color ever!

And it’s not just about the color at KWC, it’s about the caliber of being a GREAT College – every year ranked in the top 25 of best colleges in the south (from among hundreds!) by U.S. News & World Report. That’s right, we’re crushing it every year.

Great college caliber combined with a cool color! You need to check us out …. for real! Then, come for a visit so you can pick up your awesome purple t-shirt to add to your fabulous wardrobe

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
67%
SAT Range
910-1140
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,351 / 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
$18,522 / 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
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

Majors

Hands-on Learning

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Kentucky Wesleyan College focuses on preparing students the future. That means being active in learning, not sitting in an auditorium listening to a professor read his notes! Students take part in lab experiences, service learning, study across the US and around the world in addition to small classroom experiences that maximize face-to-face time with Wesleyan faculty!

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
757 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
54
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
53%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Friendly
    89%
  • Stressed
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
71%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 14 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 18 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Purple!
    71%
  • Family
    14%
  • Horrible
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
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

Kentucky Wesleyan College Reviews

Rating 3.62 out of 5  177 reviews
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