Wheeling Jesuit University Rankings

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In the World#4157 of 14178
In North America#1173 of 2629
In the United States#1100 of 2528
In West Virginia#6 of 26
In Wheeling#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$19,424 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
532
Graduates
266
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wju.edu

Wheeling Jesuit University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%67%69%
Applicants1,912944968
Admissions1,305634671
Freshmen enrolled full time1449351
Freshmen enrolled part time1

220 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

101 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
100 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wheeling Jesuit University are 910-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
63 or 44%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wheeling Jesuit University are 18-23 (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

White555 (70%)
Black or African American106 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown97 (12%)
Asian20 (3%)
Hispanic8 (1%)
Two or more races3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,424/year
Average aid awarded
$22,214
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,018
$30-48K$16,291
$48-75K$17,920
$75-110K$21,575
$110K+$27,001

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 capacity804
Combined charge for room and board$9,900
Room charge$5,400
Meal charge$4,500

Wheeling Jesuit University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist56
Business Administration and Management, General2821
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing27
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse26
Educational Leadership and Administration, General16
Psychology, General15
Athletic Training & Trainer12
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10
Education, General9
Accounting7
Organizational Communication, General7
Engineering Science7
Chemistry, General6
Nursing Education5
English Language and Literature, General4
History, General3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other3
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist3
Theology & Theological Studies3
Mathematics, General3
Philosophy3
Political Science and Government, General1
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other1
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Grand Total1646956
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%49%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 46%

Publications & Citations

Publications
487
Citations
16,099

Publication count by topic

Medicine
255
Psychology
58
Computer science
40
Sociology
20
Political science
18
Geology
17
History
12
Engineering
10
Art
8
Philosophy
7
Mathematics
6
Physics
5
Chemistry
4
Business
3
Materials science
3
Biology
2
Economics
2
Geography
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine14818,453
Geology1485848
Sociology1542717
Psychology16353,867
Philosophy195113
Business2285442
Political science293446
Computer science3008756
Art30772
History32832
Physics3480111
Mathematics3679203
Materials science4109154
Economics46888
Engineering505315
Biology528265
Chemistry552030

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199214
199324
199448
199533
199668
1997412
1998416
1999921
200012124
200117142
200224315
200319479
200417466
200532555
200620495
200742732
200831745
200927837
201035839
2011291042
2012301080
2013211309
2014221213
2015151124
2016131038
2017141007
20185654
20195736
20203679

General info

Alternative namesWU
Founded1954
WikipediaWheeling University
MottoLuceat Lux Vestra
Let your light shine
Colorsred, black, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-July; July-August)
Total FTE staff175
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003
United States
City population27,000
Phone3042432000
Fax+1 (304) 243 2243

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