#12 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Tennessee

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Student Population
Tennessee Wesleyan College overview
Location Athens, Tennessee
Online twcnet.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Tennessee Wesleyan College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Athens, Tennessee, Tennessee Wesleyan College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,039 prospective students applied, and 633 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 194 enrolled in the school.  1,031 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 85 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $24,600 plus fees of $1,250. Tennessee Wesleyan College is ranked 503 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Tennessee Wesleyan College overview
SAT 850/1060
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.41
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Tennessee Wesleyan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$1,250
Room and Board $8,210
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$37,960

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tennessee Wesleyan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Health Professions 24%
Education 13%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
General Studies 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221731 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee Wesleyan College.

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