Tennessee Wesleyan University

country rank  1719
world rank  7567

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, Tennessee Wesleyan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Athens (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Knoxville. Officially accredited and/or recognized 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 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 162 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym TWU
Founded 1857
Motto Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colours Blue, gold and white

University Location

Address 204 East College Street
Athens (population range: 10,000-49,999)
37303 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (423) 745 7504
F +1 (423) 744 9968
Other locations Knoxville

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 204 East College Street
Athens 37303
+1 (423) 745 7504
800 742 5892

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tennessee Wesleyan University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Tennessee State Board of Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019