#2 Best Private Colleges in West Virginia

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia

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Student Population
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

Located in Buckhannon, West Virginia, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,182 prospective students applied, and 1,434 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 259 enrolled in the school.  1,052 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 14 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $31,074 plus fees of $1,178. West Virginia Wesleyan College is ranked 707 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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West Virginia Wesleyan College is rated within the lower 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very Easy
West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
SAT 880/1090
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition 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$1,178
Room and Board $9,576
Budget for Other Expenses$3,565
Total One Year Cost$46,893

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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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237969 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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