Wheeling Jesuit University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Wheeling, WV, Wheeling Jesuit University is one of the best universities in the state of West Virginia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Wheeling Jesuit University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Wheeling Jesuit University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Wheeling Jesuit University is often abbreviated as WJU.

316 Washington Avenue Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (800) 624-6992
Email: admiss@wju.edu
Web site: http://www.wju.edu

Rankings: Wheeling Jesuit University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 18
Score: 63
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 22
Average freshman retention rate: 72.5%
6-year graduation rate: 58.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 41
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 28
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 21%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 55%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 66.3%
Financial resources rank: 4
Alumni giving rank: 13
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 19.9%

Wheeling Jesuit University History

Essential Facts: Wheeling Jesuit University

Ranking: #37 Regional University South (2017)
Acceptance rate: 86.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $29,090 (2019)
School colors: Gold · Black · Red
Mascot: Wheeling Jesuit University Cardinal
Founded: 1954

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 73%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 60%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook