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North Carolina Wesleyan University

Rocky Mount, NC 4-Year Private
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About North Carolina Wesleyan College

North Carolina Wesleyan College Overview

North Carolina Wesleyan College is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. North Carolina Wesleyan College was founded in 1956 and enrolls 1,603 undergrads and no graduate students. North Carolina Wesleyan College ensures on-campus housing for up to 711 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 30% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at North Carolina Wesleyan College

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? North Carolina Wesleyan College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? North Carolina Wesleyan College has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? North Carolina Wesleyan College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at North Carolina Wesleyan College on the Student Life page.

2022 North Carolina Wesleyan College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%
Tuition $32,996
Percent of Need Met 70.01%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,622

Is North Carolina Wesleyan College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what North Carolina Wesleyan College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Carolina Wesleyan College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 60% of students who start at North Carolina Wesleyan College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook North Carolina Wesleyan College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from North Carolina Wesleyan College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with North Carolina Wesleyan College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

North Carolina Wesleyan College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

North Carolina Wesleyan College's endowment was valued at $10.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $5,468 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at North Carolina Wesleyan College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

North Carolina Wesleyan College meets 70.01% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend North Carolina Wesleyan College full-time are awarded $13,622 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $7,269 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Based on this information, does North Carolina Wesleyan College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is North Carolina Wesleyan College a good school for you?

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Where is North Carolina Wesleyan College?

North Carolina Wesleyan College is located in the suburban setting of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

If you would like to see North Carolina Wesleyan College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Rocky Mount, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Raleigh-Durham International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what North Carolina Wesleyan College and Rocky Mount are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3400 North Wesleyan Boulevard Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8677

Campus Setting: Suburban

North Carolina Wesleyan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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North Carolina Wesleyan College ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 21

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to North Carolina Wesleyan College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into North Carolina Wesleyan College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

North Carolina Wesleyan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

430 - 530


Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

North Carolina Wesleyan College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at North Carolina Wesleyan College is like? There are approximately 1,603 students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from NC and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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