General Information About Kansas Wesleyan University
Kansas Wesleyan University has been an influential part of higher education in North Central Kansas for more than a century. Founded in 1886 by the United Methodist Church, KWU welcomes students of all faiths. KWU's primary goal is providing students with an excellent education in a caring Christian campus community. The university is uncompromising in its dedication to providing an atmosphere where students can mature and learn while taking responsibility for their own actions and lives. The campus environment helps students prepare for the challenges in their personal and professional lives by living and studying with people from many backgrounds, by learning to relate responsibly to God and to others by achieving goals in a timely manner.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- United Methodist
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 574 Percent Admitted 55% Men Admitted 51% Women Admitted 61% Full Time Retention Rate 56%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 450 540 Math 450 550
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 20 24 English 19 24 Math 18 24
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,052 Native American 10.0 Asian 16.0 African American 91.0 Hispanic 70.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 680 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0