William Carey University

country rank : 1196

world rank     : 3754

University Overview

  

Founded in 1906, William Carey University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hattiesburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gulfport, New Orleans. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, William Carey University (WCU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. William Carey University (WCU) 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 111 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 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WCU 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
WCU


Founded
1906


Motto
Expect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things For God.


Colours
Red, black and white


Mascot
Crusaders


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int’l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 50-60%

Admission Office
498 Tuscan Avenue, WCU Box 13
Hattiesburg 39401-5499
+1 (601) 318 6103
800 962 5991

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
6,000-6,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
200-299

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to William Carey 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
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

 

Affiliations

  

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

 

Academic Structure

  


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