Private 4 Year

Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, Kansas

 0 Reviews



Kansas Wesleyan University overview
Location Salina, Kansas
Online kwu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Kansas Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
Calculate your admission chances
Calculate your admission chances

Kansas Wesleyan University, located in Salina, Kansas, is a private liberal arts college established in 1886. The campus features a mixture of historic and contemporary architecture, providing a distinctive backdrop for its academic and residential buildings. The university sits within a predominantly suburban setting and is approximately 90 miles northwest of Wichita, offering students a blend of quiet campus life with access to urban amenities. Kansas Wesleyan offers a variety of undergraduate programs, with notable emphasis on business, nursing, and emergency management. It provides a moderately selective admissions process, catering to a range of student academic profiles. The university also facilitates on-campus living with a requirement for most freshmen to reside in university housing. Kansas Wesleyan?s athletic teams, known as the Coyotes, compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, although the college is not prominently recognized for its athletic programs.

In the most recent statistical year 1,356 prospective students applied, and 944 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 234 enrolled in the school.  752 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 107 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $31,950 plus fees of $520.












Insufficient data is available for this college to calculate an overall rating.

Getting In

Admission Standards

Kansas Wesleyan University overview
GPA 3.34

Applications Accepted

Kansas Wesleyan University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $20

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Kansas Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$520
Room and Board $10,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$46,470

Tuition and financial aid details


Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

42% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Kansas Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 20%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18%
Business 13%
Social Sciences 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

View All 25 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering Kansas Wesleyan University are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155414 IPEDS survey data for Kansas Wesleyan University.

Current students may use the Kansas Wesleyan University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.