Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU)

Wheeling, WV

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Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling Jesuit University Student Essentials

Wheeling Jesuit University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cardinal
Website: www.wju.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,640
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,640
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 1,811
Year Established: 1954

About WJU

Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) is a top-ranked research university, providing students with a comprehensive Jesuit education.

WJU is located in the scenic Ohio Valley near Pittsburgh, and it offers an exciting college life for students. There are ample opportunities for students to get involved in campus ministry, health and wellness, outdoor adventure, student government, theater productions, and more. The school even has a Campus Activities Board that is responsible for planning fun activities all year long.

Undergraduate and graduate degree programs at WJU include:

  • Business Administration
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Engineering
  • General Science
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing
  • Organizational Leadership

Pre-professional programs are provided as well in fields such as: Pre-Forensics, Pre-Law, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre-Physical Therapy. For those who have more hectic schedules, and cannot attend class during the day or on campus, WJU has online learning and evening degree programs.

For admissions to WJU, the following is considered: academic units, involvement in extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, and standardized test scores. The university will also request proof of a high school diploma or equivalent. Those interested in financial aid opportunities to help with tuition payments will find many options available to them if they qualify.

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WJU Map & Location

Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003


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Getting Around WJU

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Wheeling, WV

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
38
22
Feb
42
24
Spring
Mar
52
30
Apr
64
40
May
73
49
Summer
Jun
81
59
Jul
85
64
Aug
84
63
Fall
Sep
78
56
Oct
66
44
Nov
54
35

WJU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,366
Freshman Class 259
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,811

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 32%
Latino 1%
African American 2%
Caucasian 64%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 32%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 75%
Part-Time 25%
Women 50%
Men 50%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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Wheeling Jesuit University

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