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Get the facts about Kansas Wesleyan University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Kansas Wesleyan University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Kansas Wesleyan University was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Kansas Wesleyan University landed the #1,341 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Kansas Wesleyan University is also ranked #22 out of 28 schools in Kansas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kansas Wesleyan University?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Kansas Wesleyan University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 54%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 26% of students accepted to Kansas Wesleyan University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 470 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University  ( 460 to 550 )
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SAT Math Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University  ( 470 to 540 )
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Kansas Wesleyan University received ACT scores from 73% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University  ( 19 to 24 )
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Kansas Wesleyan University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Kansas Wesleyan University it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Kansas Wesleyan University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Kansas Wesleyan University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Kansas Wesleyan University this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Kansas Wesleyan University have a four-year graduation rate of 31%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at Kansas Wesleyan University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 693 undergraduates at Kansas Wesleyan University with 631 being full-time and 62 being part-time.

Kansas Wesleyan University Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Kansas Wesleyan University is 84.26 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  84.26 out of 100
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How Much Does Kansas Wesleyan University Cost?

The overall average net price of Kansas Wesleyan University is $25,302. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Kansas Wesleyan University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$23,928 $22,393 $26,419 $25,010 $27,658

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Kansas Wesleyan University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Kansas Wesleyan University, approximately 88% of students took out student loans averaging $6,950 a year. That adds up to $27,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kansas Wesleyan University is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Kansas Wesleyan University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Kansas Wesleyan University make around $40,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Salina, Kansas. The surrounding location of Salina is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Kansas Wesleyan University

Contact details for Kansas Wesleyan University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, KS 67401-6196
Phone: 785-827-5541
Website: www.kwu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kansas-Wesleyan-University/19148818286
Twitter: https://twitter.com/goKWU

Kansas Wesleyan University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 40 majors graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University. Of these students, 140 received undergraduate degrees and 43 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 26 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 19 NA
Health & Physical Education 14 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 NA
Computer Information Systems 7 NA
General Psychology 7 NA
Engineering Physics 5 NA
Chemistry 5 NA
Accounting 5 NA
General Biology 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Kansas Wesleyan University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Kansas Wesleyan University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 248 students took at least one online class at Kansas Wesleyan University. This is an increase from the 208 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 248 81
2016-2017 208 81
2015-2016 212 44
2014-2015 136 33
2013-2014 32 0

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