Texas Wesleyan University

1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, United States
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Overview of Texas Wesleyan University

About this school

Texas Wesleyan, founded in 1891, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 74-acre campus is located four miles southeast of downtown Fort Worth.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,905
    • Men:932 (48.9%)
    • Women:973 (51.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Texas Wesleyan University 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
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
8
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1201 Wesleyan Street
City, State, Zip
Fort Worth, TX  76105
Phone
(817) 531-4422
Fax
(817) 531-7515
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 can 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
-
Other
Minimum ACT score of 19 or SAT of 920 required for freshmen
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
41% of 2,959 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 1,628 applicants were admitted
Men
42% of 1,331 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
827 (68%) of 1,218 admitted students enrolled
Women
360 (55%) of 657 admitted students enrolled
Men
467 (83%) of 561 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
77%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,800 (64.31909675628152%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,538 (22.067465642496877%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,800 (4.16454583314053%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,084 (9.44889176808107%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Texas Wesleyan University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003645
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
264 (87.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
242 (91.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
242 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
31 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$24,949
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 242 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,526
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 223 (92.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,931
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 66 (27.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
57 (18.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,953

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,192 (80.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,098 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,096 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
122 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$23,340
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,086 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,945
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,044 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,852
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 277 (25.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
262 (17.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,241

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$12,360
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Public Servants, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Twins, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


135

Part-Time Faculty


99

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


51%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 65% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

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
509,393

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
507
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


Texas Wesleyan University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


41.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


18.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


28.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


30.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (39)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, education with Texas Wesleyan University, dentistry with the University of Texas Health Science Center

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Health Sciences, Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nurse Anesthesia

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


792,727

Nearest Metropolitan Area


74 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Dallas-Fort Worth

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 mile(s) from campus in Dallas
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Fort Worth
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Fort Worth

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


30% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

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
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Ram
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Table Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Table Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Texas Wesleyan University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, mortar board, delta sigma phi, alpha xi delta, bilingual education student organization, alpha lambda delta

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,487

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,905
Women
973
Men
932

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 17.7% Black/African-American
  • 35.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 36.6% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


14.3% from 48 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


714

Student Resources

Study resources