ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Kansas Wesleyan University

About Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University is a private, religious school that was founded in 1886. It is moderately difficult to get into Kansas Wesleyan University. The institution enrolls around 803 students a year, including 749 undergrads.

Kansas Wesleyan University does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Acceptance Rate for Kansas Wesleyan University

Around 62% of applicants get into Kansas Wesleyan University each year. In 2021, 799 out of 1,293 total applicants were accepted.

Kansas Wesleyan University Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University does not offer early decision. Kansas Wesleyan University does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 21
Tuition $31,020

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Kansas Wesleyan University.

Financial Aid at Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University meets 76% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $24,949 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Does Kansas Wesleyan University Provide On-Campus Housing?

Kansas Wesleyan University offers housing for up to 500 students.

The majority of Kansas Wesleyan University students live on campus.

The most popular organizations for Kansas Wesleyan University students to join are Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government and Wesleyan Chorale. Homecoming, Project Hero, and and Spring Dance are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Kansas Wesleyan University.

GPA and Test Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Kansas Wesleyan University is 3.3 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 21.

Is Kansas Wesleyan University Test Optional?

Kansas Wesleyan University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 24% submitted the SAT. 67% submitted the ACT.

Want a higher SAT score? Even a little bit of test prep can really help improve your score.

Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.

Want to Score 21 or Higher on the ACT?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Kansas Wesleyan University Waitlist 2021

Kansas Wesleyan University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Kansas Wesleyan University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kansas Wesleyan University

About 64% of students who start at Kansas Wesleyan University return for their second year of college. Out of the 142 students who started at Kansas Wesleyan University as first-time freshman, 55 graduate within four years.

Kansas Wesleyan University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 47%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Kansas Wesleyan University Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 73 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $40,107 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $27,178 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Kansas Wesleyan University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kansas Wesleyan University a good school for you?

What is Kansas Wesleyan University's Endowment?

Kansas Wesleyan University's endowment was valued at $31,179,899 in 2021. For each full-time student, Kansas Wesleyan University spends about $6,125.

Applying to Kansas Wesleyan University for Fall 2022?**

Click the heart icon at the top of this page to save Kansas Wesleyan University to your own personal list of colleges.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

Still Doing Your College Research?

See what others say about Kansas Wesleyan University in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

Then use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

Where is Kansas Wesleyan University?

Kansas Wesleyan University is located in the small town setting of Salina, Kansas.

If you want to see Kansas Wesleyan University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 70 and 135 to Salina, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Salina Regional Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Kansas Wesleyan University and Salina are like without leaving home.

Considering Going to School in Kansas?

See a full list of colleges in Kansas and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

100 East Claflin Avenue Salina, KS 67401-6196

Campus Setting: Small Town

Kansas Wesleyan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kansas Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kansas Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


Wondering what your chances are of getting into Kansas Wesleyan University?

Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.

Calculate Chances

Kansas Wesleyan University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above


18 to 24


18 and Less


Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kansas Wesleyan University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Kansas Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Kansas Wesleyan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

910 - 1100


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

Boost your SAT score in just 10 minutes a day!

  • • No more cram sessions or flashcard memorization
  • • 10-minute gamified, bite-sized lessons
  • • Personalized plan to keep you on track
  • • Get results or your money back
Sponsored by CollegeGo
Try it Now

Kansas Wesleyan University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Kansas Wesleyan University is like? There are approximately 803 students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University, including 749 undergraduate students and 54 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 44% percent are from KS and 56% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About Kansas Wesleyan University?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation