North Carolina Wesleyan College is a nonprofit private institution located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. North Carolina Wesleyan College has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 1,500.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Computer And Information Sciences
- Social Sciences
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. The most common test scores among students admitted to North Carolina Wesleyan College are between 15 to 21 for the ACT exam, or 780 to 990 on the SAT exam. Roughly 60% of all students that applied were accepted at North Carolina Wesleyan College, with 21% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $27,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $4,300. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.
The North Carolina Wesleyan College Battling Bishops participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
To see a full list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.ncwc.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
North Carolina Wesleyan College has a total student population of about 2,100, where graduate students make up roughly 15% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $28,000-$34,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $430 to $510 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$21,770|
|Receiving Student Loans||68%||$7,142|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, North Carolina Wesleyan College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of North Carolina Wesleyan College is close to 33%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||23%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1991)
North Carolina Wesleyan College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
- Football (Usa South Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by North Carolina Wesleyan College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact North Carolina Wesleyan College for official up-to-date information.