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

$20,512

Net Price

84%

Admitted

20%

Enrolled

54%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

West Virginia Wesleyan College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,054. In 2021, there were 8 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

8

Total Enrollment

1,054

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, West Virginia 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 Psychology8
Total Graduates8
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,766 students applied to the West Virginia Wesleyan College. The university admitted 84% and 20% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for West Virginia universities is 3,078. On average, all West Virginia institutions admit 83% and 25% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of West Virginia Wesleyan College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 65%. Compared to all West Virginia four or more years colleges, the percentage is 67%.

The overall graduation rate for West Virginia Wesleyan College is 54%, compared to 45% for all West Virginia universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare WVWC to West Virginia Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of West Virginia Wesleyan College to the average of all West Virginia 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.

WVWC

1,766

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

20%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

WV Colleges

3,078

Applicants

83%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

45%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 59 or 55% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 49 or 45% part-time faculty members employed at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 59 or 55%.

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.

WVWC

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

55%

Percent Full-Time

45%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

WV 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 West Virginia Wesleyan College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $31,384, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $11,872 and the average cost for graduate fees is $350.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend West Virginia 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 West Virginia Wesleyan College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,054
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,565
Total Living Expenses$13,619
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$31,384
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$46,503
In-State, Graduate Tuition$11,872
In-State, Graduate Fees$350
Total Graduate Expenses$12,222
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College is $20,512. 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 West Virginia Wesleyan College to all West Virginia 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.

WVWC

$46,503

Cost to Attend

$20,910

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,512

Net Price

WV Colleges

$27,798

Cost to Attend

$12,087

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,411

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 257 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 973 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $20,910.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid973$20,910
Pell Grants368$4,931
Federal Student Loans729$6,740
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the West Virginia 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.

WVWC

973

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

368

Number of Pell Grants

18%

Pell Grants

729

Federal Student Loans

35%

Federal Student Loans

WV Colleges

4,134

Grant or Scholarship Aid

57%

Grants or Scholarships

1,469

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

1,699

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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