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West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • 4 Year
  • BUCKHANNON, WV

Report Card

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

editorial

West Virginia Wesleyan is an above-average private, Christian college located in Buckhannon, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 971 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the West Virginia Wesleyan acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 55% of students, West Virginia Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,000.

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59 COLLEGE AVE
BUCKHANNON, WV 26201
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About West Virginia Wesleyan...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference

West Virginia Wesleyan College Rankings

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WVWC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1090
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,843 / 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
$26,421 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 28 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 34 responses

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Majors

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
    0%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    100%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
971 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
49%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Involved
    53%
  • Normal college student that feels comfortable.
    32%
  • Athletic
    16%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 36 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Home among the hills.
    79%
  • Expensively fun
    16%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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