#23 Best Private Colleges in Texas

Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Texas

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Texas Wesleyan University overview
Location Fort Worth, Texas
Online txwes.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Texas Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Texas Wesleyan University, established in 1890 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, is a private liberal arts institution located in the residential area of Fort Worth, Texas, just minutes from the downtown district. The university's urban campus spans 75 acres and showcases a blend of modern and historic architecture, including the notable Oneal-Sells Administration Building. With an emphasis on personalized education, the university offers more than 27 areas of undergraduate study, with Business, Psychology, and Liberal Arts being among the most popular majors. Graduate programs include Law, Education, Business, and Counseling, with a particularly recognized School of Law. Texas Wesleyan maintains a holistic admissions approach with a moderately selective criteria. On-campus housing is available for students looking to reside within the university's close-knit educational environment. Texas Wesleyan is less recognized for its athletic programs, thus no specific sports notability is highlighted here.

In the most recent statistical year 4,622 prospective students applied, and 2,816 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 455 enrolled in the school.  1,861 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 717 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $31,390 plus fees of $4,738. Texas Wesleyan University is ranked 845 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Texas Wesleyan University is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
Texas Wesleyan University overview
SAT 910/1100
ACT 14/21
GPA 3.35

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Texas Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,738
Room and Board $10,919
Budget for Other Expenses$3,313
Total One Year Cost$51,560

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$44,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

37% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Education 20%
General Studies 13%
Psychology 9%
Legal Professions 6%

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Last updated February 24, 2024