316 Washington Avenue Wheeling, WV 26003 304-243-2359
http://www.wju.edu admiss@wju.edu
About Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Year of Foundation 1954
  • Size of Campus 70 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,218
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 63%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,950
  • Room and Board $8,874
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,001
t Wheeling Jesuit University, our philosophy is rooted in the Jesuit educational tradition that spans more than 450 years. Academic excellence, a commitment to serve others and the desire to educate the whole person - these are the values that make a Jesuit education unique. We prepare students for thinking in a moral context about relevant, global topics. The experiences our students gain prepare them for careers in boardrooms, classrooms, medical centers, laboratories and non-profit organizations among other exciting opportunities. No matter their career path, our graduates are making a difference in the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, French Club, Spanish Club, International Student Club;
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Cultural Fest, Last Blast, Welcome Week, Campus Formals, Homecoming/Family Weekend, Connections.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Beta Beta, Gamma Sigma Nu, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Lambda Beta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Tau, Psi Chi, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Sigma, and Theta Alpha K
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Catholic Student Coalition, Theology Club
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (50), Columbus, OH (120)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh, PA (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Wheeling (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • 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 housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 60%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (43%), women's dorms (26%), men's dorms (22%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (5%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 128,939
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 69,000
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 4
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Books in Library 305,154
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Museums The Acker Science Center provides students with facilities that open doors to new and exciting research possibilities, doubling space for biology and chemistry labs, adding a grant-funded modern language lab, computer science labs and a teacher preparation
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 150
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1
  • 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)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 456
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 23%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,550
  • Employed Students after 1 year 72%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Craig, Harper, & Robetson Tax & Financial Services, LLC, Meaden & Moore; Citizen Care, Inc, Bisys, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, ATC, Wheeling Jesuit University, Bank of New York, Cabela's, Duquesne Light Energy, Towers Perrin, Maxim Healthcare Servicws, St. Mi
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
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