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Warren Wilson College
Asheville, NC
Warren Wilson is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1894 as a boys' school, it became a two-year college in 1942 and a four-year college in 1965. Its 1,100-acre campus is located in Asheville, in the Swannanoa Valley region of the Blue Ridge Mountains. All students are required to work on campus.
Web Site www.warren-wilson.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 753
   Women 454 (60.3%)
   Men 299 (39.7%)
Graduate Students 59
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 84% of 809 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 518-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $49,060
  Tuition and Fees $33,970
  Room and Board $10,250
Average Percent of Need Met 90%
Average Freshman Award $30,095
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,740
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 63
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Asheville Population 87,236
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 88% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Great Horned Owl
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.5% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students 2.1%
First-Year Students Returning 63.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported