Wheeling Jesuit University: Statistics

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#3591 of 14,131 In the World
#1040 of 2,597 In North America
#971 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 26 In West Virginia
#552 of 1,005 For Urology

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$30,366 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
582
Graduates
275
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wju.edu

Wheeling Jesuit University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 77% 76%
Applicants 1,057 582 475
Admissions 812 449 363
Freshmen enrolled full time 188 124 64

635 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

222 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
174 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wheeling Jesuit University are 890-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
83 or 44%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wheeling Jesuit University are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 498 (58%)
Black or African American 155 (18%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 96 (11%)
Hispanic 46 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 28 (3%)
Asian 23 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,366/year
Average aid awarded
$11,188
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $30,458
$30-48K $36,594
$48-75K $21,851
$75-110K $21,575
$110K+ $31,851

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,090$9,450
Tuition in-state $29,090$9,450
Tuition out-of-state $29,090$9,450
Fee in-district $200$260
Fee in-state $200$260
Fee out-of-state $200$260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 658
Combined charge for room and board $10,610
Room charge $5,400
Meal charge $4,500

Wheeling Jesuit University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist 54
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 25
Business Administration and Management, General 11 12
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 13
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 10
Athletic Training & Trainer 9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 7
English Language and Literature, General 5
Organizational Communication, General 5
Psychology, General 5
Engineering Science 4
Chemistry, General 3
Computer and Information Sciences, General 3
Accounting 2
Nursing Administration 2
Nursing Education 2
Education, General 1
History, General 1
Political Science and Government, General 1
Grand Total 80 51 54
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 42% 35% 53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

Publications & Citations

Publications
414
Citations
15,019

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
232 / 8,018
Urology
89 / 3,344
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
83 / 2,646
Surgery
68 / 4,885
Biology
62 / 2,333
Oncology and Cancer research
49 / 1,786
Computer Science
46 / 1,033
Psychology
45 / 3,329
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
43 / 1,698
Radiation Therapy
40 / 3,245
Physics
38 / 1,627
Art & Design
29 / 307
Sociology
20 / 769
Mathematics
19 / 1,210
Environmental Science
19 / 651
Medical Physics
18 / 642
Business
17 / 147
Health Science
17 / 531
Engineering
17 / 337
Education Majors
17 / 847
Geology
15 / 641
Math Teachers
14 / 1,204
Multimedia
12 / 117
Political Science
12 / 16
Social Psychology
11 / 1,447
Game Design and Development
10 / 132
Chemistry
10 / 69
Economics
10 / 3
Astrophysics and Astronomy
9 / 564
Demography
9 / 345
History
9 / 4
Cognitive Science
9 / 377
Physical Therapy
8 / 54
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
8 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
8 / 1,124
Law
8 / 15
Nursing
8 / 33
Child Psychology
7 / 1,185
Graphic Design
7 / 204
Earth science and Geophysics
6 / 32

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 4
1993 2 4
1994 4 8
1995 5 3
1996 6 10
1997 4 19
1998 7 17
1999 9 26
2000 12 134
2001 16 150
2002 23 335
2003 22 479
2004 18 468
2005 32 560
2006 21 542
2007 42 745
2008 34 747
2009 28 863
2010 37 848
2011 32 1076
2012 31 1161
2013 22 1373
2014 22 1294
2015 15 1196
2016 14 1091
2017 14 1057
2018 6 755
2019 6 807
2020 6 793
2021 4 806

Notable alumni

  1. Timothy F. Murphy

    Timothy F. Murphy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Wheeling Jesuit University
    Studied in 1974
    Occupations
    psychologistteacherpolitician
    Biography

    Timothy Francis Murphy is an American psychologist, author, and former politician. A Republican, he served as the U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district from 2003 until his resignation in 2017. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 37th Senate district, and a commander in the United States Navy Reserve. The 18th district included several suburbs south of Pittsburgh. It was later redrawn by order of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and became the 14th Congressional District, which includes portions of Westmoreland and southern Allegheny County as well as Fayette, Greene and Washington counties. Murphy consistently carried his district with at least 58% of the vote, including unopposed re-election bids in 2014 and 2016.

  2. Remy Munasifi

    Remy Munasifi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    television producerstand-up comedian
    Biography

    Remy Munasifi is an American stand-up comedian, parody musician, rapper and video artist, who became an Internet celebrity after his production of comedic sketches based on Arabs under the name "GoRemy" on YouTube. His videos have gained over 98 million views as of June 2021.

  3. Joel John Bailey

    Joel John Bailey
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Joel John Bailey is a forward who last played for the Carolina RailHawks of the USL First Division. He played three seasons in Major Indoor Soccer League.

General info

Alternative names WU
Founded 1954
Motto Luceat Lux Vestra
Let your light shine
Colors red, black, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-July; July-August)
Total FTE staff 118
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003
United States
City population 27,000
Phone 3042432000
Fax +1 (304) 243 2243

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