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West Virginia Wesleyan College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Buckhannon, WV

West Virginia Wesleyan College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,382

Average annual cost of attendance: $18,420

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $27,000

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

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West Virginia Wesleyan College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $15,493

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $16,223

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $17,253

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,068

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $22,099


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by West Virginia 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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West Virginia Wesleyan College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 50%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 71%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $43,600

(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): 59%

West Virginia Wesleyan College Admissions

West Virginia Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate: 77%


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

SAT Math: 450 to 560

SAT Critical Reading: 430 to 550

SAT Writing: 400 to 530

ACT English: 18 to 24

ACT Math: 19 to 25

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

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

West Virginia Wesleyan College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 33%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 66%

Typical student debt: $27,000

Typical monthly loan payment: $287

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Majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 5%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 12%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 4%
  • Education – 11%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 6%
  • History – 2%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 5%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 2%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 12%
  • Physical Sciences – 10%
  • Psychology – 10%
  • Social Sciences – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 9%

For more information about the various majors at West Virginia Wesleyan College, visit their website.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Diversity


Overall Composition at West Virginia Wesleyan College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend West Virginia Wesleyan College full time:  99%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend West Virginia Wesleyan College part time:  1%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at West Virginia Wesleyan College:  2%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 0%

Black: 8%

Hispanic: 3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 1%

White: 79%

West Virginia Wesleyan College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.6

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: 2.4

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: 12.7

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.