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Waynesburg University
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  • 4 Year
  • WAYNESBURG, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Waynesburg University is hosting in-person admissions events, such as open houses, workshops and summer camp. Classes are also being held in-person, in accordance with the University's comprehensive, practical and adaptable health and safety plan. Additionally, the University is waiving SAT and ACT test scores through 2022. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

51 W COLLEGE ST
WAYNESBURG, PA 15370
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Presidents' Athletic Conference
From Waynesburg University

Consistently ranked a best value school, Waynesburg University has built a reputation for value, high-quality education and outcomes. Waynesburg University offers more than 70 undergraduate major concentrations and several graduate and professional programs, both online and in-person, and its Pathways Center provides comprehensive student support services to help all students succeed and grow in their vocation and calling.

The University’s focus on service annually impacts thousands of individuals in its local communities and internationally, and its Strategy for the 21st Century affirms its commitment to developing an entrepreneurial mindset and ethical leadership skills for all students. Rooted in its mission of faith, learning and service, the private, Christian university is located on a beautiful, traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Waynesburg University 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
90%
SAT Range
980-1170
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$20,029 / 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
$18,206 / 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
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Nursing at WU

We’re continually recognized as one of the best baccalaureate nursing programs in the state of Pennsylvania for excellence and value. Through real-world scenarios and scholarship, you’ll develop the leadership and technical skills needed for a range of healthcare industry positions, and your nursing degree from Waynesburg University will give you a competitive advantage as you start your career.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,208 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
49
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Friendly
    52%
  • Hard Working
    16%
  • Diligent
    12%
  • Different
    8%
  • Lazy
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • weird af
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 43 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 52 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Beautiful
    24%
  • Boring
    17%
  • Interesting
    10%
  • Greedy
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • You get what you put into it
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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