NCWC

North Carolina Wesleyan College

1555 Newark Rd, Zanesville, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    9
  • Previously Enrolled
    23

Overview of North Carolina Wesleyan College (NCWC)

About this school

North Carolina Wesleyan, founded in 1956, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 220-acre campus is located four miles north of Rocky Mount, 57 miles from Raleigh.
  • Website


    www.ncwc.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,093
    • Men:871 Men (41.6%)
    • Women:1,222 Women (58.4%)

Location

Admission Information (NCWC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to North Carolina Wesleyan College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3400 North Wesleyan Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8677
Phone
(252) 985-5200
Fax
(252) 985-5325
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
98% of 1,666 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 633 applicants were admitted
Men
98% of 1,033 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
535 (33%) of 1,629 admitted students enrolled
Women
225 (37%) of 616 admitted students enrolled
Men
310 (31%) of 1,013 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
46%
• Score 300 - 400
12%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
48%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
14%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
43%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (NCWC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,150 (70.77%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,050 (23.59%)
  • Other Expenses: - $400 (0.94%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (4.69%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002951
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
229 (92.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
196 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
196 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$13,622
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 196 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,855
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 174 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,691
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 96 (49.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
20 (8.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,724

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
956 (89.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
788 (82.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
788 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
360 (45.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$12,524
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 788 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,696
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 701 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,800
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 329 (41.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
46 (4.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,876

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
93%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$7,269
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
90.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
43.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,438

Academics & Instruction (NCWC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


18%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
132,292
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
223
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


North Carolina Wesleyan College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


60.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


29.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


31.0%

Programs & Majors (NCWC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (NCWC)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    56,954

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    200 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
    Rain
    113 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    6 mile(s) from campus in Rocky Mount
    Nearest Train Station
    6 mile(s) from campus in Rocky Mount

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    72% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    34%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    Royal and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, lacrosse, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    North Carolina Wesleyan College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, refuge campus ministry, ncwc cheerleaders, voices of triumph, campus crusade for christ, visions of beauty

    Sororities


    1% of women participate

    Fraternities


    1% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,754

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,093
    Women
    1,222
    Men
    871

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.7% Asian
    • 44.4% Black/African-American
    • 3.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 33.6% White
    • 13.7% Unknown

    International Students


    4.6% from 31 countries

    Average Age


    30

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources (NCWC)

    Study resources