Warren Wilson College: Ranking & Review

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Swannanoa
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United States
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111033925
Top 24%

Warren Wilson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%73%82%
Applicants1,003300703
Admissions796218578
Enrolled undergraduates14638108
Enrolled total (including graduate students)661249412

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores22
Percent of students submitting SAT scores15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
640
Math
572

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores88
Percent of students submitting ACT scores60%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
28
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Warren Wilson College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$49,744$49,744
Off-campus$51,744$51,744
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,660 and other expenses per full academic year.

Warren Wilson College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 685 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,500$34,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates$744$744
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,438$1,438
Tuition for Full-time graduates$17,350$17,350
Fees for full-time graduates$1,128$1,128

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
English Language and Literature & Letters182442
Natural Resources and Conservation3030
Social Sciences1818
Psychology1717
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1313
Visual and Performing Arts1111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
History99
Physical Sciences66
Public Administration and Social Service Professions44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Grand Total14124165

A total of 141 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Warren Wilson College.

At the master's level 24 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%51%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%

General info

Alternative namesWWC
Warren Wilson
Founded1894
MottoWe're not for everyone... but then, maybe you're not everyone
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Warren Wilson College is to provide a distinctive undergraduate and graduate liberal arts education. Our undergraduate education combines academics, work, and service in a learning community committed to environmental responsibility, cross-cultural understanding, and the common good.
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff191
Instructional FTE66
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.warren-wilson.edu
Address701 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, North Carolina, 28778-2099
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone8287712000
Fax+1 (828) 298 1440

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