Founded in 1892, William Carey University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Hattiesburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Gulfport, Baton Rouge. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, William Carey University (WCU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. William Carey University (WCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||William Carey University|
|Motto||Expect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things For God.
|Colours||Red and black|
|Address||710 William Carey Parkway
|Tel||+1 (601) 318 6051|
|Fax||+1 (601) 318 6765|
|Other locations||Gulfport, Baton Rouge|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||710 William Carey Parkway, WCU Box 13
(601) 318 6103
800 962 5991
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Baptist Mississippi Baptist Convention - www.mbcb.org|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral/Professional Universities|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
William Carey University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 57,526 physical volumes, 1,393 physical media, 137,880 digital/electronic medium and 60 licensed digital/electronic databases. William Carey University's library has 1 branch.
William Carey University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 899 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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