Tennessee Wesleyan University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6700 of 14,131 In the World
#1802 of 2,597 In North America
#1716 of 2,496 In the United States
#37 of 56 In Tennessee

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$13,183 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
990
Graduates
126
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
tnwesleyan.edu

Tennessee Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 61% 62% 60%
Applicants 1,039 346 693
Admissions 633 214 419
Freshmen enrolled full time 194 78 116

68 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

112 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
27 or 14%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 850
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Tennessee Wesleyan University are 850-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
159 or 82%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Tennessee Wesleyan University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 819 (74%)
Black or African American 104 (9%)
Hispanic 59 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 54 (5%)
Two or more races 36 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 29 (3%)
Asian 11 (1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$13,183/year
Average aid awarded
$20,234
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $7,518
$30-48K $9,385
$48-75K $14,282
$75-110K $14,702
$110K+ $15,619

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $24,600$18,490
Tuition in-state $24,600$18,490
Tuition out-of-state $24,600$18,490
Fee in-district $1,250$975
Fee in-state $1,250$975
Fee out-of-state $1,250$975

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 446
Combined charge for room and board $7,750
Room charge $2,230
Meal charge $5,980

Tennessee Wesleyan University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 76
Business Administration and Management, General 39 18
Accounting 12 8
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 16
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 14
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 11
Communication, General 7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Behavioral Sciences 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 6
Forensic Science and Technology 6
Psychology, General 6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 5
Social Work 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 5
Finance, General 4
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 4
Chemistry, General 3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 3
History Teacher Education 3
Mathematics, General 3
Music, General 3
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 3
Creative Writing 2
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 2
History, General 2
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 1
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 1
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 1
Grand Total 278 26
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 36% 54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
42
Citations
484

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17 / 18
Medicine
12 / 399
History
9 / 0
Psychology
8 / 127
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
6 / 0
Mathematics
6 / 27
Physical Therapy
5 / 179
Classics and Ancient History
4 / 2
Health Science
4 / 153
Math Teachers
4 / 17
Economics
4 / 10
Chemistry
3 / 11
Biology
3 / 26
Psychiatry
3 / 66
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
2 / 10
Literature
2 / 1
Art & Design
2 / 1
Political Economy
2 / 0
Environmental Science
2 / 13
Education Majors
2 / 15
Clinical Psychology
2 / 43
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
1 / 3
Ecology
1 / 11
Geography and Cartography
1 / 2
Inorganic Chemistry
1 / 1
Communications and Public Relations
1 / 0
Business
1 / 3
Public Health
1 / 29
Human Resource Management
1 / 3
Sports Medicine
1 / 21
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
1 / 9
Social Psychology
1 / 3
Management Information Systems
1 / 3
Botany
1 / 10
Anthropology
1 / 0
Computer Science
1 / 3
Materials Science
1 / 3
Engineering
1 / 3
Sociology
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 1
1994 2 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 0 0
1998 2 1
1999 1 1
2000 1 0
2001 0 1
2002 1 0
2003 2 2
2004 0 0
2005 0 2
2006 0 2
2007 1 1
2008 1 1
2009 4 0
2010 3 14
2011 2 11
2012 2 20
2013 2 44
2014 2 59
2015 2 40
2016 4 37
2017 1 40

Notable alumni

  1. Evelyn Bryan Johnson

    Evelyn Bryan Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1909-2012 (aged 103)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilot
    Biography

    Evelyn Stone Bryan Johnson, nicknamed "Mama Bird", was the female pilot with the most number of flying hours in the world. She was a colonel in the Civil Air Patrol and a founding member of the Morristown, Tennessee Civil Air Patrol squadron.

  2. Tayler Saucedo

    Tayler Saucedo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Tayler Andrew Saucedo is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the Blue Jays in the 21st round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. Listed at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) and 185 pounds (84 kg), he throws and bats left-handed.

  3. James Alexander Fowler

    James Alexander Fowler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1863-1955 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    James Alexander Fowler was an American lawyer who served in various capacities as an Assistant Attorney General and special assistant to the U.S. Attorney General from 1908 to 1914, and from 1921 to 1926. In this role, he either argued or prepared briefs for several notable Supreme Court cases, and was active in the organization of the short-lived Commerce Court. Fowler was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Tennessee in 1898 as well as for U.S. Senator in 1928. He served one term as mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1927 to 1929.

General info

Alternative names TWU
Founded 1857
Motto Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colors blue, gold, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 153
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 204 East College Street
Athens, Tennessee, 37303
United States
City population 14,000
Phone 4237457504
Fax +1 (423) 744 9968

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