NC Wesleyan is on a 200-acre campus in the suburban setting of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
There are many activities and organizations for NC Wesleyan students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? NC Wesleyan has fraternities and sororities.
NC Wesleyan has the Refuge Campus Ministry. In fact, more students participate in the Refuge Campus Ministry than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at NC Wesleyan include NCWC Cheerleaders, Voices of Triumph, Campus Crusade for Christ and Visions of Beauty.
NC Wesleyan students' favorite campus events are Homecoming Week, Spring Fling and Wesleyan Symposium.
This table offers information on housing at NC Wesleyan.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||72%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||711|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||680|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||34%|
NC Wesleyan offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of NC Wesleyan students live on campus. In 2022, 72% of undergrads at NC Wesleyan lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to NC Wesleyan. There are 711 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,603 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 680 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
NC Wesleyan offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At NC Wesleyan 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 NC Wesleyan:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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.
North Carolina Wesleyan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The NC Wesleyan campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
NC Wesleyan 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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit NC Wesleyan, take Interstate 95 to Rocky Mount, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Raleigh-Durham International airport.
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