Tennessee Wesleyan College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Tennessee


Tennessee Wesleyan takes pride in its role as a small church-related college affiliated with the United Methodist Church and accepts the challenge of advancing a community of learning. Our main campus is made up of more than 21 buildings on 40 acres, including a lush landscape of mature trees and beautiful 1800's architecture. The size of campus allows students to move easily between classes, administrative offices and services, athletic events and college activities. We enroll over 1,000 students. The student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. Students complete a required liberal arts core curriculum that spans four years and emphasizes a global perspective on history, literature and culture.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 988
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Undergraduate Students: 988
Faculty: 49

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

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Contact Information

204 East College Street
Athens Tennessee 37303

Website: http://www.twcnet.edu

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Main Phone: 423-745-7504

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Admissions Contact:
Laura Carr
(423) 746-5289

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Julie McCaslin
(423) 746-5285

Athletics Contact:
Donny Mayfield
Director, Athletics
(423) 746-5253

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA requirement for transfer applicants is a 2.0 (on a 4.0) scale.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that me be transferred for credit is a D.

Credits (Min/Max):
The max credits that will transfer from a 2-year institution is 64 and from a 4-year is 96. You must complete 32 credit hours at Tennessee Wesleyan to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have less than 15 semester hours of college credit, the submission of official ACT/SAT test scores is required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The submission of a Recommendation Form completed by the Dean of Students at your previously attended institution is required. Students who have not attended college in 5 or more years are exempt.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is not required, but may be recommended for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
There is a $25 non-refundable fee to apply.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 246

Transfers Accepted: 191

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 78%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2009



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More than 90 percent of TWC students receive some form of aid, including work study programs and a large variety of scholarships.

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