West Virginia Wesleyan College

country rank  1355
world rank  4767

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Buckhannon (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 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 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WVWC
Founded 1890
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 59 College Avenue
Buckhannon (population range: 2,500-9,999)
26201-2994 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 473 8000
F +1 (304) 473 8108

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 70-80%
Admission Office 59 College Avenue
Buckhannon 26201-2998
+1 (304) 473 8510
800 722 9933

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 West Virginia Wesleyan College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019