Founded in 1857, Tennessee Wesleyan University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Athens (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. This institution also has a branch campus in Knoxville. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) 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 165 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. TWU 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||Tennessee Wesleyan University|
|Motto||Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
|Colours||Blue, gold and white|
|Address||204 East College Street
|Tel||+1 (423) 745 7504|
|Fax||+1 (423) 744 9968|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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 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||204 East College Street
(423) 745 7504
800 742 5892
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
Tennessee Wesleyan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 50,818 physical volumes, 3,222 physical media, 167,908 digital/electronic medium and 46 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Tennessee Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 420 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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