West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeWest Virginia Wesleyan College aspires to graduate broadly educated men and women who: Think critically and creatively, Communicate effectively, Act responsibly, and Demonstrate their local and world citizenship through service. Located two hours south of Pittsburgh, PA, West Virginia Wesleyan offers 49 majors of study, and eleven graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, education, and nursing, and 21 NCAA Division II sports. Personal attention and small classes allow for a challenging, yet supportive environment, the hallmark of a Wesleyan education. With a student faculty ratio of 13:1, Wesleyan students frequently interact with faculty in lively classroom discussions, exciting research projects, or sidewalk conversations. The College also features a distinctive Honors Program; three-four international study courses each May Term, and a Learning Center that provides a wide range of support services including those for students with diagnosed learning disabilities. Wesleyan offers an outdoor recreation program, intramurals, and more than 70 campus organizations including fraternities and sororities, religious life, student government, and honoraries. The Colleges ten performing arts groups are regionally renowned and tour throughout the region. Wesleyan students actively participate in a wide variety of community engagement projects. The beautiful campus is situated on 110 park-like acres and features Georgian red-brick architecture. It is located within two hours of many West Virginia parks, ski resorts, and whitewater rafting. The College recently opened of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts and the David. E. Reemsnyder Research Center. In addition, a new residence hall, one of nine dorms on the campus, opened in the fall of 2011 with suite-style ultra modern living arrangements. The combination of an outstanding academic program and rich co-curricular opportunities is why 90 percent of Wesleyan students report being satisfied with their college experience and why Wesleyan consistently ranks among the top schools in the state in retention and graduation rates. Because access to higher education is important, Wesleyan offers academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and performing and visual arts scholarships. Over 95 percent of Wesleyan students receive scholarships and grants.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1890 United Methodist Semester $42.4 million 59 College Avenue, Buckhannon, WV 26201 (304) 473-8000
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54 100.0 West Virginia Buckhannon 310