Overview

Applicants
1,445
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average HS GPA
3.38

GPA Breakdown

31%
Over 3.75
14%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
430 - 540
SAT Math
460 - 560
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
180
with Terminal Degree
70

95
Men
85
Women
7
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
85%
Graduate in 5 years
99%
Graduate in 6 years
100%

Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Congressman Timothy Murphy
U.S Congressman from Pittsburgh

John Beilein
Head Basketball Coach at the University of Michigan

Michael Mulligan
former CEO for Mapquest.com

Sharon Wong
Special Asst for Diversity, NASA Goddard

Dr. John Maris
Director, Childhood Cancer Research, University of Pennsylvania

Katie Torpey
Movie & T.V. writer and director

Anthony F. Migliaccio, Jr.
Risk mgt & security expert, dir of security for 2004 Summer Olympics

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Aug 1
Notification Date
Mar 10

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,399

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,422

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,760

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$29,131

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
78%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$18,515

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$27,000
Required Fees
$1,030
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,300

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,000
Transportation for Commuters
$1,200

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,187
Out of State
63%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
23

Demographics

53% female
47% male
63% are out of state
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
61%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
98

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
International Student
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
26
Number of Honor Societies
10

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

36% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Cardinals)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Cardinals)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Life Gets Better Together Alliance (LGBTA) seeks to create and maintain a safe environment for the support, education and assistance of all students. It conducts educational and social programs to promote understanding to eliminate stereotypes and misconceptions of any sexual orientation.

Sustainability

Green Rating
64

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
20

Average Number of PC's per Lab
15

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
80%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple. CDW-G, Microsoft

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Vincent Sirianni
Admissions Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone
304-243-2359

Email
admiss@wju.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Cardinal Commons Coffee shop selling Starbucks
Lundy Lounge
Mount deChantal Recital Hall
Rathskeller
McDonough Center Athletic Compex

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Ye Olde Alpha Restaurant
The Highlands
Ohio Valley Mall
Cilantro Restaurant
WesBanco Arena

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
304-243-2359

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admiss@wju.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Closest airport is the Pittsburgh, PA Airport. Limousine service is available from the airport to Wheeling. Please contact Airport Limousine Service, 180 29th Street, 800-326-2907. A Greyhound Bus depot is located at 1405 Main Street in downtown Wheeling, 304-232-1500.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the West: Via I-70, take Washington Avenue Exit 2B. Turn left onto Washington Avenue. Turn right after crossing I-70. Almost immediately after the bend, you will see the entrance to Whecling Jesuit University on your left. From the East: Via I-70, take Washington Avenue Exit 2B (be careful-this is a short exit ramp). Turn right onto Washington Avenue. Almost immediately, on the left is the entrance to Wheeling Jesuit University. From the Pittsburgh Airport: Upon leaving the airport, follow PA-60 and signs for Pittsburgh. Exit right for I-79 South (to Washington, PA). After 22 miles, exit right, I-70 West (to Wheeling, WV). Exit 2B. Turn right onto Washington Avenue. Almost immediately, on the left is the entrance WJU. From Columbus, OH: 270 South Bypass around Columbus. 70 East to Exit 2B. Turn left onto Washington Avenue. Cross I-70, then turn right. Almost immediately on your left is the entrance to WJU.

Local Accommodations
The following is a list of local accommodations: Hampton Inn - Wheeling (304-233-0440), SpringHill Suites -Wheeling (304-232-8903), Wilson Lodge - Oglebay Park, Wheeling (304-243-4090), Super 8 - Wheeling (304-243-9400), Wheeling Island Hotel - Wheeling (877-946-4373), McClure City Center Hotel - Wheeling (304-232-0300), Park View Chalets-Wheeling (304-233-7055).
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Key Stats

1,445
Applicants
1,187
Size
63%
Acceptance Rate
1000
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists