Private 4 Year

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia

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West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Location Buckhannon, West Virginia
Online wvwc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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West Virginia Wesleyan College, located in Buckhannon, West Virginia, is a private liberal arts college founded in 1890. The institution offers a scenic campus prominently featuring Gothic architecture and set in a small-town atmosphere within close proximity to the state capital, Charleston. West Virginia Wesleyan College provides a variety of undergraduate programs, with notable emphasis on the sciences, business, education, and the fine arts. The college has a moderately selective admissions process, catering to a diverse student body seeking a tailored educational experience. Residential living is a significant aspect of student life, with a range of housing options available on campus. While the college may not be particularly known for its athletic programs, it competes in NCAA Division II sports.

In the most recent statistical year 1,481 prospective students applied, and 1,427 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 275 enrolled in the school.  925 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 26 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $31,698 plus fees of $1,278.












West Virginia Wesleyan College is rated within the lower 36% 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

Very Easy
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SAT 910/1180
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.52

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for West Virginia Wesleyan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,278
Room and Board $10,660
Budget for Other Expenses$3,565
Total One Year Cost$48,701

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$46,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Virginia Wesleyan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%
Physical Sciences 8%
Health Professions 8%
Psychology 8%

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