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Kentucky Wesleyan College Student Life

Kentucky Wesleyan College is on a 52-acre campus in a suburban setting in Owensboro, KY. Kentucky Wesleyan College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Kentucky Wesleyan College also has fraternities and sororities.

Kentucky Wesleyan College has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Kentucky Wesleyan College include Student Activities Programming Board, Campus Ministries, Pre Professional and St Jude Up 'Til Dawn Executive Board.

Kentucky Wesleyan College students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Annual Thanksgiving Dinner/Lessons in Carols and K-Dub Idol.

Does Kentucky Wesleyan College Offer Student Housing?

Kentucky Wesleyan College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Kentucky Wesleyan College students live off campus. In 2021, 46% of undergrads at Kentucky Wesleyan College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 57% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Kentucky Wesleyan College. There are 520 spots available in on-campus housing for all 785 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 285 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Kentucky Wesleyan College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Kentucky Wesleyan College Athletics

At Kentucky Wesleyan College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Kentucky Wesleyan College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Bowling Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 2
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Kentucky Wesleyan College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Kentucky Wesleyan College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Kentucky Wesleyan College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Kentucky Wesleyan College has 12-hour patrols by trained security personnel.

Plan a Visit to Kentucky Wesleyan College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Kentucky Wesleyan College, take I-169 to Owensboro, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Owensboro-Daviess County airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Keep Reading About Kentucky Wesleyan College

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Kentucky Wesleyan College Students

48%

Women

52%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

71%

In State

29%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

76%

15%

7%

1%

1%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

785

Kentucky Wesleyan College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

785

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

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Application Deadline

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