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About North Carolina Wesleyan College

North Carolina Wesleyan College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. North Carolina Wesleyan College was founded in 1956 and now enrolls around 2,093 students a year, including 2,093 undergrads.

North Carolina Wesleyan College offers housing for up to 711 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 30% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

North Carolina Wesleyan College's endowment was valued at $10.618 million in 2021. The institution spends around $5,468 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 North Carolina Wesleyan College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 19
Tuition $32,996

North Carolina Wesleyan College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

North Carolina Wesleyan College Early Admission

North Carolina Wesleyan College does not offer early decision or early action.

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North Carolina Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into North Carolina Wesleyan College. In 2021, North Carolina Wesleyan College accepted 98% of applicants. Out of 1,666 applications received in 2021, 1,629 students were offered admission.

North Carolina Wesleyan College Waitlist

North Carolina Wesleyan College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into North Carolina Wesleyan College?

North Carolina Wesleyan College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to North Carolina Wesleyan College, applicants must submit the following items.

North Carolina Wesleyan College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements Placement scores
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for North Carolina Wesleyan College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT score for North Carolina Wesleyan College students is 19.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Does North Carolina Wesleyan College Require Test Scores?

North Carolina Wesleyan College does not have a test optional admissions policy. 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, 71% submitted the SAT. 53% submitted the ACT.


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Does North Carolina Wesleyan College Have On-Campus Housing?

Yes! North Carolina Wesleyan College provides on-campus housing for up to 711 students.

North Carolina Wesleyan College students are active in the school's Refuge Campus Ministry, NCWC Cheerleaders and Voices of Triumph. Homecoming Week, Spring Fling, and and Wesleyan Symposium are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Financial Aid at North Carolina Wesleyan College

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.

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

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is North Carolina Wesleyan College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Carolina Wesleyan College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at North Carolina Wesleyan College, around 60% return for their sophomore year.

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 North Carolina Wesleyan College Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 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.

Based on this information, how does North Carolina Wesleyan College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is North Carolina Wesleyan College a good school for you?

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Where is North Carolina Wesleyan College Located?

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

If you want 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.

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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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to North Carolina Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to North Carolina Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.

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

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North Carolina Wesleyan College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

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16 to 21

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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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

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

430 - 530

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

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North Carolina Wesleyan College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$32,996

In State

$32,996

Out-of-State
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Student Life

Wondering what life at North Carolina Wesleyan College is like? There are approximately 2,093 students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College. 84% 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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Full Time

16%

Part Time

87%

In State

13%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,093

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,996

Out-of-State

$32,996

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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