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West Virginia Wesleyan College Student Life

West Virginia Wesleyan College is on a 180-acre campus in a small town setting in Buckhannon, West Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for West Virginia Wesleyan College students to join – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

West Virginia Wesleyan College also has fraternities and sororities.

West Virginia Wesleyan College has a thriving Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at West Virginia Wesleyan College include Green Club, WE LEAD, Wesleyan Ambassadors and Enactus.

West Virginia Wesleyan College students' favorite campus events are Founder's Day/Homecoming, Festival of Lessons and Carols and Spring Weekend.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Housing

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

The majority of West Virginia Wesleyan College students live on campus. In 2021, 76% of undergrads at West Virginia Wesleyan College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 24% of students lived off-campus or commuted to West Virginia Wesleyan College. There are 1,313 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,320 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 987 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

West Virginia Wesleyan College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Athletics

At West Virginia 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 West Virginia Wesleyan College:

West Virginia Wesleyan College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at West Virginia Wesleyan College

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.

West Virginia Wesleyan College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The West Virginia Wesleyan College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

West Virginia Wesleyan College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to West Virginia 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 West Virginia Wesleyan College, take Interstate 79 to Buckhannon, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Benedum airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in West Virginia 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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West Virginia Wesleyan College Students

56%

Women

44%

Men

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

62%

In State

38%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

78%

9%

6%

4%

3%

0.46%

0.38%

0.15%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

1,320

Graduate Students

129

Non-Resident / International Students

72

West Virginia Wesleyan College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,449

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,640

Out-of-State

$31,640

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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