Wheeling University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Wheeling, WV

$29,290

Avg tuition

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About Wheeling University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Wheeling University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Wheeling, West Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 798, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 68%. The university offers 29 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 53%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $29,290.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

68% 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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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798

Students Enrolled

40%

Online Student Enrollment

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

70%

Black

13%

Unknown

12%

Asian

3%

Hispanic

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

0%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

7

Total Online Enrollment

321

Student Location Breakout

40% 60%

Percent of Programs Online

82% On-campus

18% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 100% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 67% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

47%

State Grant Aid

22%

Institution Grant Aid

91%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,899
State Grant Aid $3,515
Institution Grant Aid $20,687
Pell Grant Aid $4,548

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

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.