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Waynesburg University

Also known as Waynesburg College

51 W College St, Waynesburg, PA

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Waynesburg College is a nonprofit private institution located in Waynesburg, PA and provides a large number of program options for students. The Presbyterian Church affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Waynesburg College has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 2,500.

Students can select from several areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Waynesburg College. A score in a range of 910 to 1110 on the SAT, or 20 to 24 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. Waynesburg College admits around 80 percent of applicants. Of those students accepted, around 24 percent of students enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at waynesburg.edu.

The cost of tuition is approximately $21,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $4,400. Waynesburg University may provide financial aid for students that are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Waynesburg College has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the Waynesburg College website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Waynesburg University accepts. The details may include 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

The total student enrollment at Waynesburg University is about 1,900. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 19% enrolling as graduate students and 77% as undergraduate 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 $990 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$13,538
Receiving Student Loans96%$6,874
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Waynesburg University may offer services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Waynesburg University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years45%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2004)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2004)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Waynesburg 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 (Presidents Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Presidents Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Presidents Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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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 Waynesburg University 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

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    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 Waynesburg University for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    85.61%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    99%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    12:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $12,150