Kentucky Wesleyan College

Kentucky Wesleyan College Ranking

country rank: 1435
world rank: 4470

University Overview

Kentucky Wesleyan College ranking, established in 1858, is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education university based in the urban environment of Owensboro, Kentucky (population range of 50,000-249,999). Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) ranking is a minor (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially associated with the Christian-Methodist faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) provides a variety of courses and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 162-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 60 to 70%, rendering this US higher education institution very selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. KWC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Kentucky Wesleyan College Ranking

University Identity

Name Kentucky Wesleyan College
Acronym KWC
Founded 1858
Motto Find Yourself
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 3000 Frederica Street Owensboro 42302-1039 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (270) 926 3111
Fax +1 (270) 852 3133

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3000 Frederica Street, Box 1039 Owensboro 42302-1039 (270) 8523120 800 999 0592

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Kentucky Wesleyan College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 68,384 physical volumes, 911 physical media and 83 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Kentucky Wesleyan College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 506 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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