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North Carolina Wesleyan University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROCKY MOUNT, NC

Report Card

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

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NC Wesleyan is a private, Christian university located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,196 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the NC Wesleyan acceptance rate is 28%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Psychology. Graduating 40% of students, NC Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,800.

About

3400 N WESLEYAN BLVD
ROCKY MOUNT, NC 27804
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference

North Carolina Wesleyan University Rankings

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

NCWU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
28%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
860-1120
ACT Range
15-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$20,208 / 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
$25,442 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 18 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,196 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
228
Undergrads Over 25
33%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
38%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Slightly above average academically, athlete
    64%
  • Stupid.
    18%
  • average, some are plain stupid
    9%
  • Stressed
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
55%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 22 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Comfortable
    40%
  • An everyday struggle to find meaning in this hell
    33%
  • Awesome
    13%
  • Fast-paced
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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