59 College Avenue Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-473-8510
http://www.wvwc.edu admissions@wvwc.edu
About West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus 120 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,324
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54% 46% 39%OUS
  • App. Deadlines July 1
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 21,330
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,353
West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence. Firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and closely related to The United Methodist Church, the College is a community of learning based on fundamental principles formed at the intersection of Christian faith and liberal education: intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 25%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization, Black Student Union
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Spring Weekend, Festival of Lessons and Carols
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 25%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega (Dramatic Arts), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Benzing Ring (Chemistry), Delta Mu Delta (Business), Hallum Mathematics Honorary, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication), Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Phi Kap
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Life Council, Chapel Choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Loveshine, Peace with Justice Committee, Wesley Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Clarksburg (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (135), Clarksburg, WV (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Clarksburg (30)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 80%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 28,776
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 135,896
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,622
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,069
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums Art gallery, Lincoln collection, pipe organ, language lab, early education lab, aerobic exercise/rehabilitation equipment, herbarium, greenhouse, planetarium, atomic absorption spectrophotometer.
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Over 30,000 electronic books and 12,000 serial titles online. Wireless network connectivity throughout the Library.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 36,041
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 70%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 55%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American Red Cross, Pratt & Whitney, FBI, American Express Finanical Advisors, Mayo Clinic, Pfizer, United Way, Merck
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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