Wheeling UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Wheeling, West Virginia Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$29,290

Avg tuition

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About Wheeling University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 68%

Retention Rate 46%

Graduation Rate 53%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

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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55%

Female Student Population

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

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

Socio-Economic Diversity

42% 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

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
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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.