Wesleyan College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,450
5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,900
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.89%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
66.8%
1,298 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
660
69.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45.6%
47 Graduates

About

Wesleyan College is a higher education institution located in Bibb County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Wesleyan College were Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), General Psychology (27 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees).

In 2022, 169 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wesleyan College. 99.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0.592% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (63 degrees), 1.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wesleyan College is $26,450, which is $−1,880 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wesleyan College is $26,450, which is $−1,880 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,900.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Wesleyan College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$26,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wesleyan College was $26,450. The cost of tuition at Wesleyan College is $−1,880 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,900
2022 Value
13.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wesleyan College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,900. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wesleyan College grew by 13.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,676
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wesleyan College was of $10,676 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Wesleyan College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.41% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.89%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wesleyan College was 2.89%, which represents 5 out of the 173 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Wesleyan College received 1,298 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 24.3% annual growth. Out of those 1,298 applicants, 867 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.8% acceptance rate.

There were 660 students enrolled at Wesleyan College in 2022. 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wesleyan College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
867
Accepted Out of 1,298

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wesleyan College was 66.8% (867 admissions from 1,298 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 62.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 24.3%, while admissions grew by 33.6%..

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage (2021)
14
Scores Submitted (2021)

13% of enrolled first-time students at Wesleyan College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wesleyan College had a total enrollment of 660 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wesleyan College is 457 students and the part-time enrollment is 203. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wesleyan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.5% White, 34.7% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.85% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.152% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wesleyan College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (38.1%), followed by White Female (34.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (32.4%) and White Male (5.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wesleyan College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 660 students. The full-time enrollment at Wesleyan College is 457 and the part-time enrollment is 203. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Wesleyan College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Wesleyan College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    261 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    229 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    72 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wesleyan College is 39.5% White, 34.7% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.85% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.152% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 18 students (2.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 167 more women than men received degrees from Wesleyan College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wesleyan College is black or african american (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wesleyan College is Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (27 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wesleyan College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Psychology (30 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Elementary & middle school teachers (278,623 people), Other managers (235,030 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (204,975 people), Postsecondary teachers (187,453 people), and Secondary school teachers (147,809 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Psychology (30 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Psychology (30 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Elementary & secondary schools (736,521 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (424,690 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (265,321 people), Computer Systems Design (189,449 people), and Outpatient care centers (179,964 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Psychology (30 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wesleyan College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 32 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wesleyan College was Registered Nursing with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
168
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Wesleyan College, which is 0.00595 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (168).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Wesleyan College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.0385 times less than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to women at Wesleyan College in Registered Nursing. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 45% of students graduating from Wesleyan College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wesleyan College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (58.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    63 degrees awarded
  2. White
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wesleyan College is black or african american (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    62 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wesleyan College is black or african american female (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (61 degrees).

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Operations

Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at nearly $58.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Wesleyan College had a total salary expenditure of 19.8M. Wesleyan College employs 19 Associate professors, 18 Professors and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Wesleyan College are Female Associate professor (14), Female Professor (13), and Male Assistant professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesleyan College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Endowment

$58.2M
2022 Endowment
12.3%
decline from 2021

Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at about $58.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Wesleyan College declined 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.97M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.57M
2022 Salaries
4.76%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Wesleyan College paid a median of $7.57M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($19.8M) and a 4.76% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.04M
Instructional Salaries
51
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wesleyan College paid a total of $3.04M to 51 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wesleyan College were Associate professor with 19 employees, Professor with 18 employees, and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesleyan College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees, Management with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wesleyan College was Female Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Professor with 13 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wesleyan College.

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