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North Carolina Wesleyan, founded in 1956, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 220-acre campus is located four miles north of Rocky Mount, 57 miles from Raleigh.

Website: ncwc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,093
Undergraduate
Students
(58.4%) 1,222 Women
(41.6%) 871 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 1,666 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
440-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,600
Tuition and Fees
$30,150
Room and Board
$10,050
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$13,622
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$7,269
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Rocky Mount Population
56,954
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
44.4% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
33.6% White
13.7% Unknown
International Students
4.6% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
23.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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