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North Carolina Wesleyan College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Rocky Mount, NC

North Carolina Wesleyan College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,081

Average annual cost of attendance: $17,960

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $21,845

Campus Setting: Small City

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

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North Carolina Wesleyan College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $16,208

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $18,281

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $16,998

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $22,389

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $21,989


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by North Carolina Wesleyan College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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North Carolina Wesleyan College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 22%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 54%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $38,600

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 62%

North Carolina Wesleyan College Admissions

North Carolina Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate: 62%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 390 to 530

SAT Critical Reading: 390 to 500

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 14 to 21

ACT Math: 16 to 22

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to North Carolina Wesleyan College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

North Carolina Wesleyan College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 55%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 73%

Typical student debt: $21,845

Typical monthly loan payment: $232

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Majors at North Carolina Wesleyan College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at North Carolina Wesleyan College:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 1%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 41%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 8%
  • Education – 6%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 21%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 3%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Psychology – 14%
  • Social Sciences – 3%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 1%

For more information about the various majors at North Carolina Wesleyan College, visit their website.

North Carolina Wesleyan College Diversity


Overall Composition at North Carolina Wesleyan College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend North Carolina Wesleyan College full time:  86%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend North Carolina Wesleyan College part time:  14%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at North Carolina Wesleyan College:  52%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 1%

Black: 44%

Hispanic: 2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 13%

White: 32%

North Carolina Wesleyan College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 13.9

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.