3000 Frederica Street,Owensboro, KY 42301 270-852-3120
http://www.kwc.edu admitme@kwc.edu
About Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • Year of Foundation 1858
  • Size of Campus 52 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 755
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47%, 53%, 21%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $17,980
  • Room and Board $6,730
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 862
Kentucky Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees.The success of every student is our top priority. Every course we offer and every experience on campus leads you to one goal – graduation. As a new student, you will begin a personalized journey the day you arrive on campus. We'll help you create a unique roadmap for college success with academic, social and extracurricular goals. Inside and outside the classroom, you'll experience the encouragement of a close-knit community committed to your well-being and long-term success, and our vibrant, welcoming campus will offer you exciting social, service and leadership opportunities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 21%
  • Number of honor societies Order of Oak and Ivy, Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Brown Scholars Society, Alpha Phi Sigma, Psi Chi Honor Society.
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fall Family Weekend, Hanging of the Greens (Christmas), Homecoming Week (pep rally, bonfire, coronation of Homecoming King and Queen, Homecoming football game, and a Homecoming dance after the game), Honors Convocation, Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival, L
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Basic, Cross (Baptist Student Union), Campus Ministries Team, Christian Ministries Team, Church Careers Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, CIA (Catholics in Action), Petros.
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) SAFE (Students Allied for Equality)
  • Number of sororities N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frats N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 13%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville, TN (125), Owensboro, KY (2)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati, OH (200)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 49%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (30%), women's dorms (31%), men's dorms (39%), sorority housing, fraternity housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Ralph Center for Fine Arts, Yu Hak Hahn Center for the Sciences
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 322
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all schoo
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 5
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 148,285
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 55
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,672
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 61
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Electronic Reference Sources and Aggregation Services, 15.
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 108,356
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 42%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 53%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 72%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 475
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town