Tennessee Wesleyan University Rankings

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In the World#10088 of 14178
In North America#2182 of 2629
In the United States#2085 of 2528
In Tennessee#45 of 58
In Athens#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$12,043 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,060
Graduates
81
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Tennessee Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%63%61%
Applicants877345532
Admissions539217322
Freshmen enrolled full time208103105

342 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

91 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
25 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Tennessee Wesleyan University are 950-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
183 or 88%
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

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White826 (73%)
Black or African American116 (10%)
Nonresident Alien62 (5%)
Hispanic51 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown46 (4%)
Two or more races27 (2%)
Asian9 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$12,043/year
Average aid awarded
$20,564
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$10,002
$30-48K$11,867
$48-75K$12,108
$75-110K$17,202
$110K+$17,444

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$23,900$19,575
Tuition in-state$23,900$19,575
Tuition out-of-state$23,900$19,575
Fee in-district$1,250$975
Fee in-state$1,250$975
Fee out-of-state$1,250$975

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity420
Combined charge for room and board$8,050
Room charge$2,230
Meal charge$5,820

Tennessee Wesleyan University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse63
Business Administration and Management, General397
Accounting162
Elementary Education and Teaching16
Marketing & Marketing Management, General14
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General13
Forensic Science and Technology10
Communication, General7
Health & Health Care Administration & Management6
Behavioral Sciences6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management5
Mathematics Teacher Education5
Psychology, General5
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies5
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General4
Secondary Education and Teaching4
Social Work4
Finance, General4
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other3
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General3
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2
Music, General2
Creative Writing2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
English Language and Literature, General1
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Human Services, General1
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies1
History, General1
Applied Psychology1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Biological and Physical Sciences1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total2639
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%34%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
48
Citations
411

Publication count by topic

History
11
Medicine
8
Psychology
8
Art
6
Biology
4
Sociology
2
Mathematics
2
Philosophy
1
Geography
1
Chemistry
1
Materials science
1
Economics
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History29803
Philosophy33111
Art34331
Psychology4094167
Medicine4575156
Economics46219
Mathematics509525
Geography55252
Biology567228
Materials science57962
Chemistry62811

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199111
199200
199301
199420
199500
199610
199700
199821
199911
200010
200101
200211
200322
200400
200502
200602
200711
200811
200940
2010313
2011211
2012220
2013246
2014260
2015239
2016434
2017136

General info

Alternative namesTWU
Founded1857
WikipediaTennessee Wesleyan University
MottoLux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colorsblue, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff151
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address204 East College Street
Athens, Tennessee, 37303
United States
City population13,000
Phone4237457504
Fax+1 (423) 744 9968

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