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Colleges / Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University

Athens, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%
Acceptance Rate60%

Tennessee Wesleyan University Academics

Tennessee Wesleyan University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Tennessee Wesleyan University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 47% of students who start college at Tennessee Wesleyan University complete all the credits required within six years.

Tennessee Wesleyan University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Tennessee Wesleyan University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Tennessee Wesleyan University?

Tennessee Wesleyan University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Tennessee Wesleyan University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Tennessee Wesleyan University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Tennessee Wesleyan University

When choosing a major, Tennessee Wesleyan University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Tennessee Wesleyan University.

Student Designed Majors

Tennessee Wesleyan University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Tennessee Wesleyan University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Tennessee Wesleyan University


Does Tennessee Wesleyan University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Tennessee Wesleyan University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Tennessee Wesleyan University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Tennessee Wesleyan University Have An Honors Program?

❌ Tennessee Wesleyan University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Tennessee Wesleyan University Require Internships?

🟨 Tennessee Wesleyan University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Tennessee Wesleyan University


Tennessee Wesleyan University Library

The main library on campus is the Merner-Pfeiffer Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Tennessee Wesleyan University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Tennessee Wesleyan University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Tennessee Wesleyan University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Tennessee Wesleyan University has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Tennessee Wesleyan University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,095

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,150

Out-of-State

$25,150

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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