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Tennessee Wesleyan College

204 East College Street, Athens, TN

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Tennessee Wesleyan College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Athens, Tennessee, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Around a thousand students enroll at Tennessee Wesleyan College yearly.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Tennessee Wesleyan College. A score between 780 to 980 on the SAT, or 19 to 24 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. Approximately 80% of all applicant were admitted at Tennessee Wesleyan College, with 39% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at twcnet.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $22,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Tennessee Wesleyan College may provide financial aid for students that are eligible in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Tennessee Wesleyan College is the "Bulldogs", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through oversight by the NAIA. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)

Contact information, tuition information, programs, and much more may be accessed on school's website at www.twcnet.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Tennessee Wesleyan College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Tennessee Wesleyan College is around 1,000 students. The student body is made up of 98% undergraduate students and 21% graduate students.

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 $22,000-$26,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $630 for part time students
  • The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $8,800, which includes twenty-one meals provided every week

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$18,647
Receiving Student Loans58%$5,169
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Tennessee Wesleyan College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Tennessee Wesleyan College is close to 44%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Tennessee Wesleyan College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Appalachian Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Appalachian Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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 Tennessee 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

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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