North Carolina Wesleyan College

North Carolina Wesleyan College, a private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church, prepares students for professional advancement, life-long learning, and responsible participation in their communities. The liberal arts are the foundation of Wesleyans curriculum for all undergraduate degree programs. Students choose from a variety of majors, all of which help prepare students for rewarding personal lives, good citizenship, and productive careers. The College provides an educational environment that encourages spiritual and ethical development, but serves students of many religious backgrounds. The College provides degree programs and other educational opportunities for residential, commuting, and adult students. Instruction emphasizes critical thinking, analytical reasoning, reading, writing, speaking, making informed ethical decisions, and using the new information technologies. It understands the increasing importance of a global perspective and of helping students learn to function in a complex society. The program in Rocky Mount for residential and commuting students emphasizes small classes and individual attention. It also provides strong student support services and encourages student development through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Adult Degree program is designed for students who wish to strengthen their academic background, enhance their professional knowledge and skills, and advance their careers. It is tailored to the learning styles and schedules of working adults. While its curriculum and programs do not reflect a sectarian perspective, the College affirms the values of the Judeo-Christian tradition. The College has a special commitment to the Rocky Mount area and to eastern North Carolina. Through individual faculty, staff, and alumni activity, and through its educational and cultural programs, the College promotes the development of the region. The Wesleyan community includes students from diverse cultural and racial backgrounds. The College works to create an environment in which students, faculty, and staff come together in a dynamic learning community.

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Private, Coed 1956 United Methodist Semester $10.1 million 3400 N. Wesleyan Boulevard, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 (252) 985-5100
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42 100.0 North Carolina Rocky Mount 646