Roberts Wesleyan College

country rank  994
world rank  2825

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Founded in 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Rochester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Roberts Wesleyan College (RWC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Roberts Wesleyan College (RWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 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. RWC 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym RWC
Founded 1866
Motto Ora et Labora
Pray and Work
Colours Red, white and black

University Location

Address 2301 Westside Drive
Rochester
14624 New York
United States
Tel +1 (585) 594 6000
Fax +1 (585) 594 6371

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

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 required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- 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 Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2301 Westside Drive
Rochester 14624
(585) 594 6400
1-800-777-4RWC

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist Free Methodist Church - fmcusa.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Roberts Wesleyan College's Library
Roberts Wesleyan College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 129,401 physical volumes, 2,511 physical media, 2,745 digital/electronic medium and 151 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Roberts Wesleyan College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 688 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • NCAA DII Athletics
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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Online Courses

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