West Virginia Wesleyan College Rankings

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In the World#5967 of 14178
In North America#1558 of 2629
In the United States#1478 of 2528
In West Virginia#12 of 26
In Buckhannon#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$19,366 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,131
Graduates
95
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wvwc.edu

West Virginia Wesleyan College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%61%66%
Applicants2,2871,0321,255
Admissions1,467634833
Freshmen enrolled full time326148178

46 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

58 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
251 or 77%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in West Virginia Wesleyan College are 940-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
186 or 57%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Virginia Wesleyan College are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White931 (76%)
Black or African American113 (9%)
Nonresident Alien68 (6%)
Two or more races49 (4%)
Hispanic43 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown11 (0.9%)
Asian6 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,366/year
Average aid awarded
$26,422
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,643
$30-48K$13,586
$48-75K$17,842
$75-110K$20,241
$110K+$22,627

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$30,766$12,006
Tuition in-state$30,766$12,006
Tuition out-of-state$30,766$12,006
Fee in-district$1,178$350
Fee in-state$1,178$350
Fee out-of-state$1,178$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,168
Combined charge for room and board$9,298
Room charge$4,542
Meal charge$4,756

West Virginia Wesleyan College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business & Commerce, General1411
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing21
Physics, General16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse15
Accounting14
Psychology, General13
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General12
Athletic Training & Trainer56
Chemistry, Other11
Creative Writing38
Elementary Education and Teaching9
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Organizational Communication, General5
Environmental Science5
Political Science and Government, General5
Computer Science5
History, General4
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General4
Economics, General4
Education, Other4
Music, General3
Information Science & Studies3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Social Sciences, Other3
Nursing Administration3
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing3
Art & Art Studies, General2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Music Teacher Education2
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication2
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General2
Chemistry, General2
Mathematics, General2
International & Global Studies2
Education, General2
Geophysics and Seismology1
Film & Cinema & Video Studies1
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management1
English Language and Literature, General1
Sociology1
Graphic Design1
Grand Total24154
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%51%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

Publications & Citations

Publications
257
Citations
3,719

Publication count by topic

Psychology
100
Biology
30
Sociology
15
Medicine
14
Physics
12
Computer science
10
Chemistry
9
Philosophy
6
History
6
Art
5
Political science
5
Environmental science
4
Mathematics
4
Geography
3
Geology
3
Engineering
3
Economics
3
Business
2
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy158127
Psychology24411,218
Physics2628383
History28444
Environmental science3404146
Art35011
Economics357855
Geography361750
Biology3855556
Geology385513
Computer science3996242
Sociology407117
Chemistry4940102
Medicine531051
Materials science55038
Political science55961
Engineering56974
Mathematics58705

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199005
1991015
199229
1993110
1994210
199535
1996326
1997215
1998317
1999615
2000434
2001242
2002147
2003247
2004755
20052100
20063109
20072126
20080105
20096146
20106117
20114142
20122145
20136148
20146187
20156159
20163161
201724196
201818141
20196142
20206196

General info

Alternative namesWVWC
Founded1890
WikipediaWest Virginia Wesleyan College
MottoFind Your Home Among the Hills
Colorsorange, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff257
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address59 College Ave
Buckhannon, West Virginia, 26201-2994
United States
City population6,000
Phone3044738000
Fax+1 (304) 473 8108

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