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Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, KY
#31

Regional Colleges South



Founded in 1858, Kentucky Wesleyan College is a private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The 55-acre campus is located in the city of Owensboro, Ken. Business, marketing, education and homeland security are among the top majors at the school. The school mission emphasizes a liberal arts education that helps students excel intellectually, spiritually and physically.

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Quick Facts


3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

2014-2015 Tuition

$22,030 Tuition and Fees

Students

657 undergraduate students
52% male / 48% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
67.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1858

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Zoology/Animal Biology, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Human Services, General, Public Administration, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Graphic Design, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music Performance, General, Business/Commerce, General, Accounting, Business/Corporate Communications, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other

Minors Offered

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Christian Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Human Services, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 657
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 621
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 31
Percent of male undergraduates: 52%
Percent of female undergraduates: 48%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 6 0 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 0 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A 0 0
Robbery N/A 0 0
Aggravated assault N/A 0 0
Burglary N/A 0 0
Motor vehicle theft N/A 0 0
Arson N/A 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A 0 0
Drug law violations N/A 0 0
Liquor law violations N/A 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.