Wheeling Jesuit University: Ranking & Review

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Wheeling
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United States
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Wheeling Jesuit University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate51%51%52%
Applicants2,1509941,156
Admissions1,105507598
Enrolled undergraduates1819190
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,124491633

684 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

246 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores57
Percent of students submitting SAT scores31%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
510
Math
505

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores126
Percent of students submitting ACT scores70%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required

Wheeling Jesuit University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$40,206$40,206
Off-campus$35,610$35,610
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,996 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wheeling Jesuit University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 800 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$27,000$27,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,110$1,110
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$735$735
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,450$9,450
Fees for full-time graduates$260$260
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$525$525

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs514449144
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services602888
Education4263078
Psychology1515
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1010
History99
English Language and Literature & Letters88
Social Sciences77
Engineering66
Physical Sciences66
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Theology and Religious Vocations44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Natural Resources and Conservation44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Biological and Biomedical Sciences33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total4220410249397

A total of 246 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wheeling Jesuit University.

At the master's and doctor's level 151 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%63%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesWU
Founded1954
MottoLuceat Lux Vestra
Let your light shine
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsred, black, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff206
Instructional FTE80
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewju.edu
Address316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population27,000
Phone3042432000
Fax+1 (304) 243 2243

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