Wheeling Jesuit University

country rank  910
world rank  2686

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University Overview

Established in 1954, Wheeling Jesuit University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Wheeling (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) 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 64 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WJU
Founded 1954
Motto Luceat Lux Vestra
Let your light shine
Colours Red, black and gold

University Location

Address 316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling (population range: 10,000-49,999)
26003 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 243 2000
F +1 (304) 243 2243

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling 26003-6295
+1 (304) 243 2359
800 624 6992

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wheeling Jesuit University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018