West Virginia Wesleyan College

Women's D2 Coach: Hannah Lively
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1,180 Undergrads / 1,294 Students
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$19,182 Net Price
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70% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Mountain East (MEC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 49%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Marlins primarily travel to within Virginia and to North and South Carolina. The team also travels to Georgia and up to Maryland.

Recruit Commits
Lauren Bolen Creekside St. Johns, FL Mid
Jessica Wilson Martinsburg Martinsburg, WV Mid
Victoria Sisson Thomas Stone Waldorf, MD Def
Gabrielle Cleaveland Saint Charles Hughesville, MD Goal
Alyssa Kaminski Okemos Okemos, MI Att, Mid
Maddie Merritt Barron Collier Naples, FL Att
Madeline Gorzka Battlefield Haymarket, VA Mid, Def
Anna Slayden Martinsburg Martinsburg, WV Att
Lovely Ordonez-Lopez Joppatowne Edgewood, MD Att
Karina Moreno Patuxent Lusby, MD Def
Lindsay Penwell Smithsburg Smithsburg, MD Mid
Haley McGuffin South Mecklenburg NC Mid
Madison Nock Northeast Pasadena, MD Goal
Maria Seager Brentsville VA Mid
Madison Duvall Smithsburg Smithsburg, MD Att
McKayla Walter Northeast Pasadena, MD Att, Mid
Samantha Pappas Buckhannon-Upshur Rock Cave, WV Mid
Kasey Rhodes George Washington Charleston, WV Def
Abbygail Onyekweli St. Vincent Pallotti Laurel, MD Def
Lauren Granville Northern Owings, MD Goal
Caitlyn Baicar Arundel Gambrills, MD Mid
Krystina Diaz Arundel Gambrills, MD Mid, Def
Aaliyah Cash Arundel Odenton, MD Mid, Def
Briar Morgan Severn Annapolis, MD Mid
Hannah Pulley Patuxent Lusby, MD Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV, 26201, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Charleston West Virginia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Parkersburg West Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Wheeling West Virginia Area
  • Cumberland Maryland Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
Where Grads Work
  • West Virginia University
  • Wells Fargo
  • IBM
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Mylan
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Lockheed Martin
  • US Navy
  • Walmart
  • AT&T
  • UPMC
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Procter & Gamble
  • US Army
  • AstraZeneca
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
430 - 550
490 - 580
920 - 1170
18 - 25
18 - 24
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 418 - 520 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 2,159 998 1,161
% Admitted 70% 70% 71%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 23% 20%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.54
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High School GPA
High School Rank
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Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Professions (14%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (14%)
Business (12%)
Education (11%)
Physical Sciences (10%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
Social Sciences (5%)
Psychology (5%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (4%)
History (3%)
English Language & Literature (2%)
Communication & Journalism (2%)
Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$31,640
Books & Supplies$2,500
Cost of Living$8,856
Personal Expenses$3,565
Sticker Price$46,561

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$25,283
Federal Grants41%$5,098
Pell Grants41%$4,777
Other Federal5%$2,853
State & Local Grants48%$5,070
Institutional Grants100%$20,729
Student Loans93%$6,201
Federal Loans93%$5,772
Other Loans4%$10,410

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $50.3 Million $38,880

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $18,500 $287

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.3%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 708 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,600

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.7 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

Events Attending
Trackable Events
IWLCA Presidents Cup
Nov 16-18 '18
FL: Kissimmee
IWLCA Capital Cup
Jul 20-22 '18
VA: Midlothian
maybe attending; confirmed attending.
Team Social
Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 4 3
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 1 1
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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