B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    D
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Wheeling Jesuit University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference
Address
316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
Website

Wheeling Jesuit University Rankings

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

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Wheeling Jesuit University

Cost

Net Price
$18,849/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,891/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,949/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,053/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,131/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,738/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
964Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
50%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Athletes
    80%
  • Studious
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life.16 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.21 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Challenging
    58%
  • Multifaceted
    33%
  • Aware
    8%

After Wheeling Jesuit University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses
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Wheeling Jesuit University Reviews

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Professors at Wheeling Jesuit University truly care about their students and wish the best for all of them. They are willing to go above and beyond to get to know the student and help them out in whatever way that they can. Every professor in my departments are incredibly knowledgable in their subject field and bring passionate vigor to teach every class period. Core classes fill up at 25 students and major classes are much smaller. Because of the small class sizes, it is easy to get to know the professors well and what they are looking for. Many of my professors have invited students over to their houses for beginning and end of the semester socials in addition to allowing students to get to know their families. The professors at Wheeling Jesuit University truly care for their students and are willing to make time for them outside of office hours.
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It seems as though a good majority of students on campus are athletes as is the case with a small school. Unfortunately, because of the size of the university, it is easy for anybody to see who plays which sport simply by walking into the cafeteria during any meal, one could easily draw a map of the cafeteria as they did in the film Mean Girls (italicized). Not many students seem to go to sporting events besides the West Liberty basketball game and other games that CAB pumps up beforehand with freebies. The sports teams are excellent both academically and athletically because coaches focus on making the whole person and make academics a priority along with their sport.
Wheeling Jesuit University offers a great atmosphere for those who seek it out. The university understands that it does not have the best facilities and resources, but makes the most out of what it has and asks students for ways that it can improve, but students tend to be too apathetic to seize those opportunities. Wheeling Jesuit University has been great to me in all aspects from the professors truly caring about me as both individual and student to to the administration caring for the student body as a whole.