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Tennessee Wesleyan University
  • 4 Year
  • ATHENS, TN

Report Card

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

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Tennessee Wesleyan is a private, Christian university located in Athens, Tennessee. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 966 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Tennessee Wesleyan acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Accounting. Graduating 41% of students, Tennessee Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,400.

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204 EAST COLLEGE STREET
ATHENS, TN 37303
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference

Tennessee Wesleyan University Rankings

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

Tennessee Wesleyan Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1140
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,043 / 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
$20,564 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

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
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 15 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 15 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    32%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
966 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
94
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Hard working
    63%
  • Fairly average
    38%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
47%
Poll
35%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 17 responses
Poll
44%
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 10 responses
  • Engaging
    60%
  • Unique
    20%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Underrated
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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