Warren Wilson is a private college located in Swannanoa Township, North Carolina in the Asheville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 644 undergraduate students. The Warren Wilson acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Environmental Studies, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 51% of students, Warren Wilson alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $17,400.
Warren Wilson College Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.19 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.19 responses
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.16 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.26 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.8 responses
Warren Wilson College Reviews
Very work based, community orientated college, and I'm very happy to have applied. Have good professors want to help, the community around the school is great, and the scenery around the college is breath-taking. A must come if interested in studies of natural science, writing, biology, and social sciences (etc.). School is not so big, but there is much to do and see. Great college!
Warren Wilson College is a unique, intellectual, and rigorous institution. WWC goes above and beyond to make the college experience one that is well-rounded and immersive. As a current senior, I find myself a more prepared undergrad because of WWC's work and service program. Going into a job/internship/grad school interview with a four year background in work and service definitely differentiates you from other applicants and shows that as a student and professional you value a well-rounded and challenging experience. WWC provides space and support for anyone to flourish. The institution provides various outlets in academics, work, and service for students to find their niche. The community is very egalitarian, liberal, and intellectual. The professors are top-notch, many of them embody social justice ideals and it shows in the classroom. As a student in the humanities, I am continuously challenged to hone perspectives that are globally, ethically, and social justice conscious.
Warren Wilson College is a very special place. Their educational program of academics, work and community engagement is distinct in higher education. This educational program engages students in learning in and beyond the classroom, providing them with real and meaningful work and community engagement. Students graduate ready to change the world because they've been doing it through their education at Warren Wilson College.