West Virginia Wesleyan College

country rank  1539
world rank  5626

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Buckhannon (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym WVWC
Founded 1890
Motto Find Your Home Among the Hills
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 59 College Avenue
Buckhannon (population range: 2,500-9,999)
26201-2994 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 473 8000
F +1 (304) 473 8108

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 59 College Avenue
Buckhannon 26201
+1 304-473-8000
800 722 9933

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to West Virginia Wesleyan College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Appalachian College Association (ACA)
  • National Association for Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church
  • Mountain East Conference (MEC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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