Wheeling Jesuit University is a nonprofit private institution located in Wheeling, WV and provides a large number of program options for students. The Roman Catholic affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Approximately a thousand students enroll at Wheeling Jesuit University yearly.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Security And Protective Services
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. Most students admitted to Wheeling Jesuit University earn an SAT score in a range of 950 - 1120, or an ACT score between 20 - 25. 72% of those who apply are accepted to Wheeling Jesuit University, of which 28% choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $28,000 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. The price of on-campus housing is about $4,500 per year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Wheeling Jesuit University is the "Cardinals", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through oversight by the NCAA. Sports available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Wheeling Jesuit University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Wheeling Jesuit University is around 1,400 students. The student body is made up of 75% undergraduate students and 13% 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
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $27,000-$32,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- Part time students pay in the range of $740 to $880 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$18,965|
|Receiving Student Loans||73%||$7,492|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Wheeling Jesuit University may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
Wheeling Jesuit University has an overall graduation rate which is around 54%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||42%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||8%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||5%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
Wheeling Jesuit University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (370)
- Basketball (370)
- Track and Field (370)
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 Wheeling Jesuit 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
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Wheeling Jesuit University.
- Ohio University - Eastern Campus in Saint Clairsville, OH (12 miles away)
- West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV (12 miles away)
- California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA (42 miles away)
- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Beaver in Monaca, PA (47 miles away)
- Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV (49 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Visit the main West Virginia colleges & universities profile page
- Compare other West Virginia private colleges
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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 Wheeling Jesuit University for official up-to-date information.