68%

Acceptance Rate

$10,562

Avg.Financial Aid

002447

FAFSA Code

About William Carey University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,042

Website

www.wmcarey.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

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

Baptist

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

710 William Carey Parkway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6013186051
Fax: 6013186494
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a university, the better it is. The ranking of a university helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the university chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that William Carey University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

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.

68%

SAT Range

930 - 1150

ACT Range

21 - 29

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at WCU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $40. The SAT score in the range of 950-1180 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to William Carey University, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 20 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 710 William Carey Parkway, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401. To gather more information, they can call them at (601) 318-6051.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$17,100

Average Annual Cost

$11,700

Books And Supplies

$650

Other Fees

$900

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

$6,204

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,240

Total One Year Cost

$22,694

Before applying to WCU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $23,639. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($12,750), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($6,272), and budget for other expenses ($3,417). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

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

85%

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

50%

Academic Calendar

Trimester

Research Funding per Student

$69

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

84 Graduates

Psychology, General

67 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

55 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

44 Graduates

Biology, General

38 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

30 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

13 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

10 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

9 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

6 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

6 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

5 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

4 Graduates

Gerontology

3 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,249

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

51%

Full-time

59%

Part-time

41%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

2% Unknown

25% Black

3% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

8%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

64%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$45,402 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,060/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,060/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Crusaders

School Colors

red, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At WCU, $6,272 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at WCU costs around $3,060 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,700/year

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

$0$100,000

$18,000

$25,000

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.

$187 - 259

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.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,562

Students Receiving Federal Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,573

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,110

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,250

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,825

$30K - $48K

$8,100

$48K - $75K

$8,675

$75K - $110K

$12,800

> $110K

$7,310

The financial aid department of William Carey University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at William Carey University is around $9,004 and the federal grant is $4,559. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,489 and institutional aid worth $9,004.

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