Warren Wilson College

country rank  894
world rank  2555

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Founded in 1894, Warren Wilson College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Swannanoa (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Warren Wilson College (WWC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Warren Wilson College (WWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WWC 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 WWC
Founded 1894
Motto We're not for everyone... but then, maybe you're not everyone
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 701 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa
28778-2099 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (828) 771 2000
Fax +1 (828) 298 1440

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)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 recommended
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 9000
Asheville 28815-9000
(828) 771 2073
800 934 3536

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Warren Wilson College's Library
Warren Wilson College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 85,635 physical volumes, 3,700 physical media, 40,122 digital/electronic medium and 145 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Warren Wilson College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 725 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

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

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Online Courses

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