Wheeling Jesuit University

country rank : 906

world rank     : 2744

University Overview

  

Established in 1954, Wheeling Jesuit University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Wheeling (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
WJU


Founded
1954


Motto
Luceat Lux Vestra Let your light shine


Colours
Red, black and gold


Mascot
Cardinals


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling 26003-6295
+1 (304) 243 2359
800 624 6992

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
1,000-1,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Wheeling Jesuit University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

 

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