Tennessee Wesleyan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Athens, Tennessee Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$25,150

Avg tuition

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About Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Athens, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,141, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 61%. The university offers 46 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,150.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

61% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 61%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 41%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1140

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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63%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

72%

Black

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

44% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

44%

State Grant Aid

65%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

44%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,984
State Grant Aid $5,167
Institution Grant Aid $15,037
Pell Grant Aid $4,779
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.