University description (as per official university website)
Kansas Wesleyan University has been an influential part of higher education in North Central Kansas for more than a century. Founded in 1886 by the United Methodist Church, KWU welcomes students of all faiths.
KWU's primary goal is providing students with an excellent education in a caring Christian campus community. The university is uncompromising in its dedication to providing an atmosphere where students can mature and learn while taking responsibility for their own actions and lives.
The campus environment helps students prepare for the challenges in their personal and professional lives by living and studying with people from many backgrounds, by learning to relate responsibly to God and to others by achieving goals in a timely manner.
The University is divided academically into six divisions and eighteen departments. Courses are offered for 25 undergraduate majors and a MBA Degree which offers emphasis in Business Administration or Sports Management.
KWU also offers the Adult Professional Studies program which allows adults to continue their education with convenient night classes at an affordable price.
Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP)
Behavioral Sciences - Psychology
Behavioral Sciences - Sociology & Criminal Justice
Communication Studies & Theatre Arts
Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER)
Religion & Philosophy
- On average, KWU students received $21,261 in financial assistance programs (scholarships, grants, campus employment and student loans) this year. KWU is committed to providing a quality education at an affordable cost. 99% of full-time students receive over $14.6 million annually in financial assistance.
- If you have a 3.0+ grade point average and 20+ ACT composite (950 SAT) and apply for financial assistance by March 15 you will qualify--for a lot! Residence hall students meeting these guidelines are assured minimum scholarships and awards of $10,400 to $12,400 regardless of family income levels!