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West Virginia Wesleyan College Overview

Located in Buckhannon, West Virginia, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private not-for-profit institution. Buckhannon is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is West Virginia Wesleyan College Known For?

258 Undergraduate Awards
$22,799 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at West Virginia Wesleyan.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from West Virginia Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree make about $43,600 a year. That's 7% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is West Virginia Wesleyan College?

Location of West Virginia Wesleyan College

Contact details for West Virginia Wesleyan are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
Phone: 304-473-8000
Website: www.wvwc.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Buckhannon-WV/West-Virginia-Wesleyan-College/18908432223
Twitter: http://twitter.com/wvwesleyan

How Do I Get Into West Virginia Wesleyan?

You can apply to West Virginia Wesleyan online at: https://secure.cfwv.com/applications/west_virginia_wesleyan_college/apply.html

Admission Requirements for West Virginia Wesleyan

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into West Virginia Wesleyan?

71% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
35% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, West Virginia Wesleyan may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.

Average Test Scores

About 35% of students accepted to West Virginia Wesleyan submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 590. Math scores were between 485 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for West Virginia Wesleyan College  ( 470 to 590 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for West Virginia Wesleyan College  ( 485 to 580 )
200
800
West Virginia Wesleyan received ACT scores from 72% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for West Virginia Wesleyan College  ( 19 to 25 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for West Virginia Wesleyan College  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for West Virginia Wesleyan College  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford West Virginia Wesleyan College?

$22,799 Net Price
93% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of West Virginia Wesleyan is $22,799. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At West Virginia Wesleyan, approximately 93% of students took out student loans averaging $6,201 a year. That adds up to $24,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at West Virginia Wesleyan is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,118 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,131 undergraduate students at West Virginia Wesleyan, with 1,118 being full-time and 13 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  West Virginia Wesleyan

There are also 95 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,118 full-time undergraduates at West Virginia Wesleyan, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  West Virginia Wesleyan

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Virginia Wesleyan College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of West Virginia Wesleyan Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 110
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 838
International Students 66
Other Races/Ethnicities 57

Geographic Diversity

West Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at West Virginia Wesleyan College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 30 countries are represented at West Virginia Wesleyan. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Spain, and Canada.

Online Learning at West Virginia Wesleyan College

38 Took All Classes Online
365 Took At Least One Class Online
112.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 365 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Virginia Wesleyan has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of West Virginia Wesleyan

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Virginia Wesleyan College was 112.3%. This is the #322 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Virginia Wesleyan regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 15 27 42
Health & Physical Education 30 0 30
General Business/Commerce 15 11 26
General Biology 16 0 16
Physics 16 0 16
Accounting 14 0 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14 0 14
General Psychology 14 0 14
Chemistry 13 0 13
Marketing 12 0 12
Writing Studies 3 8 11
Allied Health Professions 5 6 11
Economics 10 0 10
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 0 9
Public Relations & Advertising 7 0 7
Computer Science 5 0 5
History 5 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 5 0 5
Political Science & Government 5 0 5
Other Education 4 0 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 4 0 4
Health Sciences & Services 4 0 4
Communication & Media Studies 3 0 3
Information Science 3 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 3
International Studies 3 0 3
Other Social Sciences 3 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 3
Music 3 0 3
General Education 0 2 2
General English Literature 2 0 2
Ethnic Studies 2 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 2 0 2
Philosophy 1 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 1 0 1
Sociology 1 0 1
Arts & Media Management 1 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 0 1
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 0
Religious Education 0 0 0
TOTAL 258 54 312

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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