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Tennessee Wesleyan College - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Tennessee Wesleyan College

Tennessee Wesleyan College

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Tennessee Wesleyan College Description:

Tennessee Wesleyan College is a private liberal arts college in Athens, Tennessee. It is affiliated with the Holston conference of the United Methodist Church. The 40-acre main campus is situated in a wooded, park-like setting in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in the heart of East Tennessee. Athens is also within an hour of both Chattanooga and Knoxville, where the college maintains a small branch campus for its nursing and evening business administration programs. Tennessee Wesleyan has average class sizes of fewer than 20 students and a student faculty / ratio of 15 to 1. The college offers more than 30 undergraduate majors with popular programs in nursing, accounting, business administration, and exercise and sports sciences. Campus life is close-knit and active with students participating in nearly 30 clubs and organizations. The Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs field 18 varsity teams in the Appalachian Athletic Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,117 (1,107 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female
  • 93% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $21,200
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,700
  • Other Expenses: $1,500
  • Total Cost: $30,600

Tennessee Wesleyan College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 67%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,770
    • Loans: $6,521

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Exercise and Sports Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 63%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 26%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Tennessee Wesleyan College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.twcnet.edu/about-twc/mission-history/

"In keeping with the spirit of the liberal arts, Tennessee Wesleyan College seeks within the framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition to provide for students the highest quality educational experience; to promote personal responsibility, integrity, and purpose; and to prepare students for a life of leadership and service in an ever-changing global community."

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