Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301
Tel: (270)926-3111
Private not-for-profit | 678 students
Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with the United Methodist Church, fosters a liberal arts education that nourishes, stimulates and prepares future leaders intellectually, spiritually and physically to achieve success in life.

School Overview:

Kentucky Wesleyan College
CountyDaviess County, KY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
53 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment678 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
651 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
27 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted21%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)388-548450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)435-578460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)395-503440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2519-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2420-25

School Notes:

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College is a place where people, ideas and opportunities are joined. KWC offers a distinctive college experience and makes a commitment to preparing you for personal and professional success.
  • At Kentucky Wesleyan students develop the ability to think critically, communicate well, problem-solve and make sound decisions. KWC's academic departments are grouped into three academic divisions - Humanities and Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
  • At KWC, students are encouraged to develop all of the skills – intellectual, physical and social – that make the whole person. More than 40 organizations and clubs on campus provide leadership and social opportunities. Students can become involved in clubs, societies and groups such as academic honors, Greek life, campus ministry, media and publications, performance and special interest clubs. Also, numerous student government boards and associations offer the opportunity for leadership involvement.
  • KWC is rated one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review and one of the top ten best educational values in the South by U.S. News and World Report!
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Schools, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
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Brescia University
1.7 mi. away

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