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TENNESSEE WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY - [TWU], ATHENS, TENNESSEE

Athens, TennesseeLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1857Established Year
  951Enrollment

Tennessee Wesleyan University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Situated near Athens, Tennessee, Tennesse Wesleyan University was founded in 1857. Currently, it offers 30+ graduate and undergraduate programs through varied fields. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission of Colleges, the university is a member of Appalachian Athletic teams for Men and Women. or the fall term of 2018, the University received around 750 and an acceptance rate of about 62% was observed. The enrollment rate for this term was around 40%. 

Rankings

Tennessee Wesleyan University hasn't failed to receive recognition. It has bagged several awards and has been ranked numerous times. A few among them are,

  • It has been ranked 8 among the "best value list" of the US News.
  • It also acquired the 16th position in the best regional colleges list.
  • According to the annual Best Colleges Rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, Tennessee University occupied the 16th position.

Highlights

Type of universityPrivate, Coed
Campus SettingRural
Faculty member ratio13:1
Students enrolled1,012 (2018)
Acceptance rate62%
Test scores acceptedSAT, ACT
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
Year of Establishment1857
Academic calenderSemester based
Websitetnwesleyan.edu

Tennessee Wesleyan University Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

The Tennessee Wesleyan University has 30 undergraduate and graduate courses offered to students. Spread across the fields business, science, health professions and education these They also offer Nursing and Master of occupational therapy programs. The University offers adult degree programs to help non-traditional students. The University provides online courses as well.

Campus

Tennessee Wesleyan University is spread across a space of 40 acres. The men's residence hall was renovated between the year 2016-17. The campus also has a bulldog fitness hall. The Colloms Campus Center is on the process of construction. This will hold the gaming centre, cafeteria, grill area and lounge.

Residence

Students can rent a room either on or off-campus. Some of the options that are available for on-campus staying are as follows,

  • Keith hall- it is an all-girls suite room.
  • Fowler hall- it is a 128-bed traditional-style residence. 
  • Wesley Commons - it is a co-ed apartment. 
  • Nocatula Apartment - the building consists of 8 apartments with all the necessary facilities.

Tennessee Wesleyan University Application Process

The college follows a rolling application policy. If students wish to enrol in Tennessee Wesleyan University they are required to follow the following steps.

  • Submit the completed application form online. There is no application fee.
  • Students are required to submit official transcripts along with the scores of ACT and SAT.
  • They are also required to submit the completed financial support form.
  • They must provide the scores of their English proficiency test. The minimum limit is as follows,
    • TOEFL computer-based - 213
    • TOEFL paper-based - 550
    • If students have completed an approved ELS, it is also accepted.
  • The insurance forms and I-20 forms must also be submitted.

For details information on admission process of Tennessee Wesleyan University, click here.

Tennessee Wesleyan Univerisity Cost of Attendance

International applicants incurr variety of expenses like tuition fees, accommodation, etc. The details of the expenses are mentioned below:

Tuition Fees

ProgramCost (USD)
Full-time UG23,900/year
Dental Hygiene (UG)27,726/year
MBA500/credit hour

Accommodation

HallCost (USD)
Fowler and Keith8210
Noctula Appartments (10 meal plan)9450
Noctula Appartments (unlimited meal plan)10,050
Wesley Commons10,050

Tennessee Wesleyan University Financial Aid

The college grants aids and scholarships to all its eligible students. Nearly 85% of the students are the recipient of some sort of aid. A few of the scholarships offered are listed.

  • Neff awards - a sum of $22,000 USD. It is awarded to freshman students purely on the basis of merit.
  • Trustees award - this is also a merit-based scholarship. It offers about $18000 USD.
  • There are also scholarships provided for distinguished athletes and musicians.

Alumni Network

The students once graduate from college become a part of the Alumni Association. They are open to various benefits. To name a few,

  • They receive the arches magazines
  • They get an invitation to various events and programs. The college helps them to connect with various classes of people.
  • Alumni are also encouraged to gift or give back to the university.

The students can contact the college administration office for further details. They are required to stick on to the dates and deadlines provided in the official site for an application. Once accepted you will be required to make a deposit. You academic counselor will guide you through the rest of the details.

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Tennessee Wesleyan University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1186
FAFSA Code003525
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$23,900 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10259501100 15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520480560-
Mathematics505470540-
ACTCheck Detailed Score211824 85%
English211824-
Mathematics211824-

Tennessee Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate

59.9%

Acceptance Rate

878

Total Applicants

1186

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

37.5%

Male

62.5%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program59.9%
Total Applicants1922
Total Enrolled1151
Graduate
Graduate Programs59.3%
Total Applicants59
Total Enrolled35

Tennessee Wesleyan University Enrollment

Enrollment
Tennessee Wesleyan University Enrollment1186
Undergraduate Enrollment1151
Graduate Enrollment35
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate49.2%

Attendance Cost

$23,900

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$23,900 / Year
Post Graduate Program$15,000 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,600 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,750 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,200 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
9639576-
+1-423-745-7504
TELEPHONE
204 East College Street, Athens, TN 37303
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NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Pharmacy

Star Valley Pharmacy0.27 Km
CVS Pharmacy0.31 Km
Food City Pharmacy0.58 Km
Walgreens Pharmacy1.12 Km
Walgreens1.12 Km
Philip A. Gregory, RPH1.12 Km
Brooks Smith, PharmD1.24 Km
Madison Avenue Pharmacy1.25 Km
Ingles Pharmacy1.59 Km
Laura F. Casteel, PharmD2.26 Km
Genoa Healthcare2.26 Km
Jennifer Donahoo, Pharm2.67 Km
Seth Greene, PharmD2.67 Km
Charles R. Alverson, DPH2.67 Km
Robert J. Rogers, PharmD2.67 Km
Chadwick Starkey, Pharm2.67 Km
Walmart Pharmacy3.46 Km
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Hospital

Star regional0.3 Km
Medical Associates of Athens0.95 Km
Athens Family Practice Walk In Clinic1 Km
Starr Regional Medical Center - Athens1.25 Km
Joseph Wisniewski, MD- Allergy Partners of Eastern Tennessee1.41 Km
Fast Pace Health Urgent Care Athens1.71 Km
Covenant Pediatrics1.93 Km
Lincare2.35 Km
AMR Station 35.99 Km
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Restaurant

Open Door Cafe0.35 Km
Hardee's0.5 Km
Lotus Thai Cuisine1.1 Km
Subway2.31 Km
Pizza Hut2.53 Km
Cook Out2.59 Km
Buddy's Bar-B-Q2.87 Km
El Jinete Mexican Restaurant3.23 Km
Gondolier Pizza & Steak House3.7 Km
Shell3.84 Km
Circle K5.11 Km
Ruby Tuesday5.19 Km
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Super Market

Food City0.59 Km
Save A Lot1.11 Km
Family Dollar1.51 Km
Ingles Market1.59 Km
United Grocery Outlet2.52 Km
Walmart Supercenter3.41 Km
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Shopping Mall

Whiteway Shopping Center1.05 Km
EastSide Shopping Center1.05 Km
Mc Minn Plaza Shopping Center1.68 Km
Athens Plaza Shopping Center2.44 Km
Congress Crossing2.95 Km
Congress Xing3 Km
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Airport

McMinn County Airport6.31 Km
McMinn Co NDB MMI 2426.38 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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