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West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • 4 Year
  • BUCKHANNON, WV

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 B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

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West Virginia Wesleyan is a private, Christian college located in Buckhannon, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,118 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the West Virginia Wesleyan acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Biology, and Physics. Graduating 54% 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
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1120
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
$19,366 / 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
$26,422 / 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
14:1
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. 33 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 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
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,118 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
13
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
47%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Involved
    50%
  • Normal college student that feels comfortable.
    33%
  • Athletic
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 35 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Home among the hills.
    78%
  • Expensively fun
    17%
  • Home away from home
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
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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