86%

Acceptance Rate

$22,038

Avg.Financial Aid

002979

FAFSA Code

About Warren Wilson College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

741

Website

https://www.warren-wilson.edu/

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Warren Wilson College is a private university located in Asheville, NC. Warren Wilson College was founded in the year 1894. Notably, the official colors of the university are blue and green. In addition to over 589 undergraduate students, WWC also boasts of over 72 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 661. The school has a total of ~65 full-time, ~15 part-time academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 94% of the students are 24 and under at Warren Wilson College. At WWC around 75% are white, 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 67% of the students are females and 33% are males. In its 126 years of existence, WWC has produced several known personalities like James Franco (Film Producer, Model), David Wilcox (Singer), A. Van Jordan (Poet, Writer), and Richard Gabriel (Businessperson, Entrepreneur). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. WWC offers a total of 34 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). Warren Wilson College has around $51 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

701 Warren Wilson Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8287712000
Fax: 8287713801
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Warren Wilson College at the 632nd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

86%

SAT Range

1140 - 1285

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to WWC is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1040-1315, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 21 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Warren Wilson College is 25. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099, or call (828) 771-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$27,527

Average Annual Cost

$35,536

Books And Supplies

$850

Other Fees

$744

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,980

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,990

Total One Year Cost

$51,100

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to WWC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $53,504. The average annual tuition cost ($37,364), books and supplies ($850), room and boarding ($11,300), and budget for other expenses ($3,990) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

65%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Natural Resources Conservation and...

30 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

13 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

International/Global Studies

9 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Social Work

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Mathematics and Computer Science

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

657

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

75% White

3% Unknown

7% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

55%

Out Of State

42%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$70,886 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Fighting Owls

School Colors

green, blue, and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NSCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

51

Total Female Athletes

45

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Cycling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Cycling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,300 per year for living on campus. At Warren Wilson College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 33% and 67%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$19,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$25,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,111

$25,625

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$198 - 266

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,038

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,520

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,284

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,491

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,251

$30K - $48K

$29,801

$48K - $75K

$24,697

$75K - $110K

$23,574

> $110K

$16,041

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WWC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,171, whereas the financial aid is $22,253. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,698 as well as institutional aid worth $22,253.

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