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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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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 1,766 prospective students applied, and 1,491 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 302 enrolled in the school.  1,035 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 19 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $31,384 plus fees of $1,228. West Virginia Wesleyan College is ranked 774 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












West Virginia Wesleyan College is rated within the lower 38% 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
West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
SAT 968/1180
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.52

Applications Accepted

West Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
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$1,228
Room and Board $10,054
Budget for Other Expenses$3,565
Total One Year Cost$47,731

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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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