West Virginia Wesleyan College

Address:
59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
Phone:
304-473-8000
Website:
http://www.wvwc.edu
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About West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia Wesleyan College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in business. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,356
 Graduate60
 Total1,416
GenderFemale54%
 Male46%
Student Age% Under 2594%
 % 25 and Over6%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time97%
 % Part-time3%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.9%
 % Black7.7%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino2.8%
 % Native American0.8%
 % Race Unknown1.3%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyGraphic Design
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,413
 % Admitted78%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT47%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT74%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800525 / 800
 SAT Math420 / 800550 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$23,980
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,980
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,100
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Buckhannon Area

Median Age27.6
Median Household Income$35,473
Total Population5,614
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.6% 49.4%
 Age 0-945.5%54.5%
 Age 10-1737.2%62.8%
 Age 18-2456.1%43.9%
 Age 25-2948.1%51.9%
 Age 30-3962.7%37.3%
 40+49.9%50.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.4%
 % Black1.7%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino2.9%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,100
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$367
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50021.9%67.3%45.1%
 $500 to $74978.1%32.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.0%2.8%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%2.1%
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