2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$22,351

Net Price

67%

Admitted

22%

Enrolled

46%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Kentucky Wesleyan College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 811. In 2021, there were 15 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

15

Total Enrollment

811

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Kentucky Wesleyan College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology15
Total Graduates15
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,361 students applied to the Kentucky Wesleyan College. The university admitted 67% and 22% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Kentucky universities is 4,733. On average, all Kentucky institutions admit 77% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Kentucky Wesleyan College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 55%. Compared to all Kentucky four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Kentucky Wesleyan College is 46%, compared to 53% for all Kentucky universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 77%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare KWC to Kentucky Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Kentucky Wesleyan College to the average of all Kentucky four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

KWC

1,361

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

22%

Percent Enrolled

55%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

46%

Graduation Rate

KY Colleges

4,733

Applicants

77%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 45 or 52% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 41 or 48% part-time faculty members employed at Kentucky Wesleyan College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 45 or 52%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

KWC

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

52%

Percent Full-Time

48%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

KY Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

57%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Kentucky Wesleyan College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $28,400, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,298.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $0 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Kentucky Wesleyan College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,850
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,500
Total Living Expenses$13,350
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$28,400
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,298
Total Undergraduate Expenses$43,048
In-State, Graduate Tuition$0
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$0
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College is $22,351. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Kentucky Wesleyan College to all Kentucky universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

KWC

$43,048

Cost to Attend

$11,408

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$22,351

Net Price

KY Colleges

$38,297

Cost to Attend

$18,595

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,031

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 239 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 861 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $11,408.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid861$11,408
Pell Grants379$5,024
Federal Student Loans545$4,433
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Kentucky Wesleyan College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

KWC

861

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

379

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

545

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

KY Colleges

4,180

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

1,550

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

2,014

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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