Established in 1954, Wheeling University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Wheeling (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Wheeling University (WU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Wheeling University (WU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 66 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WU 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.
search the Wheeling University's website
|Motto||Luceat Lux Vestra
Let your light shine
|Colours||Red, black and gold|
|Address||316 Washington Avenue
26003 West Virginia
|Tel||+1 (304) 243 2000|
|Fax||+1 (304) 243 2243|
|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 neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||316 Washington Avenue
(304) 243 2359
800 624 6992
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence|
Wheeling Jesuit University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 131,660 physical volumes, 781 physical media, 25,412 digital/electronic medium and 61 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Wheeling University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 804 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.
Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.