Wesleyan College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,990
5.36% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,117
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.64%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.8%
1,142 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
779
68.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.9%
54 Graduates

About

Wesleyan College is a higher education institution located in Bibb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wesleyan College were Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees), and General Psychology (24 degrees).

In 2020, 187 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wesleyan College. 96.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 3.21% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (72 degrees), 1.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wesleyan College is $23,990, which is $−4,410 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wesleyan College is $23,990, which is $−4,410 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,117.

In 2020, 82% of undergraduate students attending Wesleyan College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wesleyan College was $23,990. The cost of tuition at Wesleyan College is $−4,410 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$12,117
2020 Value
8.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wesleyan College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,117. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wesleyan College grew by 8.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,060
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wesleyan College was of $10,060 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 1.51% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Wesleyan College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.64%
2018 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wesleyan College was 3.64%, which represents 6 out of the 165 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Wesleyan College received 1,142 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 55% annual growth. Out of those 1,142 applicants, 683 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.8% acceptance rate.

There were 779 students enrolled at Wesleyan College in 2020, and 58% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wesleyan College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
683
Accepted Out of 1,142

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wesleyan College was 59.8% (683 admissions from 1,142 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 43.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 55%, while admissions grew by 111%.

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SAT Scores

58%
Submission Percentage
80
Scores Submitted

58% of enrolled first-time students at Wesleyan College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wesleyan College has a total enrollment of 779 students. The full-time enrollment at Wesleyan College is 533 students and the part-time enrollment is 246. This means that 68.4% of students enrolled at Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wesleyan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.6% White, 40.3% Black or African American, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wesleyan College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (39.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (48.5%), followed by White Female (30.3%) and Two or More Races Female (6.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wesleyan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 779 students. The full-time enrollment at Wesleyan College is 533 and the part-time enrollment is 246. This means that 68.4% of students enrolled at Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Wesleyan College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    316
  2. Black or African American
    314
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    58

The enrolled student population at Wesleyan College is 40.6% White, 40.3% Black or African American, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 175 more women than men received degrees from Wesleyan College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wesleyan College is white (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wesleyan College is Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees) and General Psychology (24 degrees).

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 Psychology (24 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), and Social Sciences (19 degrees).

Workforce

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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (440,745 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (399,518 people), Other managers (380,323 people), Postsecondary teachers (273,653 people), and Chief executives & legislators (164,711 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Social Sciences (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Surgeons, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Social Sciences (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

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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 (909,118 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (606,993 people), Legal services (370,328 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (348,886 people), and Computer Systems Design (285,241 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesleyan College are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Social Sciences (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 24 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wesleyan College was Registered Nursing with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

6
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
181
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Wesleyan College, which is 0.0331 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (181).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Wesleyan College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.15 times less than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Wesleyan College in Registered Nursing, which is NaNy times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 45% of students graduating from Wesleyan College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wesleyan College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.85% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    72 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wesleyan College is white (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

1.07% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    71 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wesleyan College is white female (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at nearly $53.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.83%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Wesleyan College had a total salary expenditure of $17.7M. Wesleyan College employs 20 Professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Wesleyan College are Female Professors (13), Female Assistant professors(10), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesleyan College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 14 employees, and Management with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$53.4M
2020 Endowment
5.6%
decline from 2019

Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at about $53.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Wesleyan College declined 5.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.5M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $663k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wesleyan College received $663k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.11M
2020 Salaries
10.5%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Wesleyan College paid a median of $7.11M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($17.7M) and a 10.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.378% growth from 2018 and a 2.17% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.84M
Instructional Salaries
51
Number of Employees

In 2020, Wesleyan College paid a total of $2.84M to 51 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wesleyan College were Professor with 20 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesleyan College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees; and Management with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wesleyan College was Female Professor with 13 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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

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