Institutional Snapshot

About WJU

  • Founded in 1954
  • Location: Wheeling, WV
  • Affiliation: Jesuit, Catholic
  • One of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States
  • Carnegie Classification: Masters S
  • Degree programs offered
    • Bachelor’s: 34
    • Master’s: 5
    • Doctorate: 1
  • President:  James Fleming SJ
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: Margaret Helm
  • Campus: 65-acre campus supplemented by a 550-acre retreat farm and research preserve
  • More than 30 student-run clubs and organizations
  • Motto: "Luceat Lux Vestra" - Let Your light Shine
  • 19 NCAA Division II athletic teams

Freshman Class Statistics:

  • Average GPA: 3.6
  • Average SAT: 1018
  • Average ACT: 23

2011-2012 DEGREES AWARDED:

  • Bachelor’s 192
  • Master’s 72
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy 35

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013 TUITION:

  • Undergraduate:
    • Published cost: Full-time $12,680 per semester, $25,360 per year
    • Average net cost after grants & scholarships: $17,978 per year
  • Graduate: $555 per credit hour

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013 ROOM & BOARD: $4,000 - $7,000

FALL 2012 HEADCOUNT ENROLLMENTS:

  • Undergraduate Total: 1,173
  • Graduate Total: 390
  • University Total: 1,563
  • Full-time Undergraduate: 929
  • First-time, Full-time Freshman: 268
  • Percent American Minority Students: 8.4%

FALL 2012 FTE (FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT) ENROLLMENT:

  • Undergraduate: 1,010.3
  • Graduate: 239.3
  • Total: 1,249.7

FALL 2012 FACULTY HEADCOUNT*

  • Full-time: 89
  • Part-time: 66
  • Total: 155

*Of these, 8 full-time and 10 part-time faculty teach graduate only.

FALL 2012 STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 11.8:1

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Community Connection Grant
  • WJU Grant
  • Presidential Scholarship
  • Dean's Scholarship
  • Stephen J. Laut, S.J. Memorial Scholarship
  • Arrupe Service Scholarship
  • Choral and Music Ministry Scholarship
  • Catholic High School Scholarship
  • Endowed Scholarships