Tennessee Wesleyan University

Athens, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1:15
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 17%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $25.3K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Tennessee Wesleyan University, founded in 1857, is a private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university serves a student body comprised of traditional and non-traditional students, non-degree-seeking adult learners and international students. The University offers baccalaureate programs in fine arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, business, education, nursing and other health related areas. In addition to its undergraduate programs, the University also offers graduate programs in Curriculum Leadership and an online Masters in Business Administration. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, Tennessee and has off-campus sites in Knoxville and in Cleveland, Tennessee.
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Total Enrollment 1,081
Programs 37
Courses 719
Equivalencies 2,306 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Eligible for federal and state aid.
Tuition and Fees:
$22,000/per year
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
Management Excellence, RN-BSN programs.
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Course-by-course from regionally accredited institution.
Credit for Prior Learning:
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Rolling Admissions
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Additional Information

Veteran Friendly:
Flexible Options:
Evening classes/program available; Online programs/courses available.
Student Services Extended Hours:
Library resources, internet access, Wi-Fi capability, recreation and fitness facilities, disabilities services, and food services are offered.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
A high school grade point average of at least 2.25 is required for admission.
Official Transcripts:
Applicants should provide an official transcript.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Students must hold a minimum composite score of 18 on ACT or 870 on the SAT (critical reading and math) for admission.
Letters of Recommendation:
Application Fee:
Associates Degree Required:
Request More Information:
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
2.25 (high school ); 2.00 (transfer)
Credits (Min/Max):
60 credit hours from a 2-year accredited institution, and a maximum of 90 credit hours from all institutions.
Transfer Policy Document:
Appeals Process Document:
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Tennessee Wesleyan University

204 East College Street
Athens, Tennessee 37303
Main Phone:
(423) 745-7504
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Courtney Colson
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
(423) 746-5288
Transfer Services Contact:
Courtney Colson
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
(423) 746-5288
Veterans Services Contact:
Julie McCaslin
Registrar/VA SCO
(423) 746-5214
Adult Learner Contact:
Nancy Brooks; Anne Cadle
Director of the Knoxville Evening Program; Adult and Online Admissions Counselor
(865) 777-5100; (423) 252-1114
nbrooks@twcnet.edu; acadle@twcnet.edu
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Last updated on 8/12/2020 by AcademyOne.