John Wesley University
High Point, NC 27265-3115


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Trimester
Total enrollment 150
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 74 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

John Wesley University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 165 applications and only 65 students were granted admission. John Wesley University is at the #37 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 43% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 52% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT730 to 1260
ACT15 to 24
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, John Wesley University's tuition was $10,500 for all students regardless of residency (60.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of John Wesley University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,617 (which is 40.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at John Wesley University in 2016-2017, was 17, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,646 (which is 38.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, John Wesley University has enrolled a total of 150 students (131 students full-time and 19 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 150 students, 12 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 126 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 24 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 33 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 43%

Black/African American: 32%

Hispanic: 11%

Two or more races: 5%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at John Wesley University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 49% 46 24
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 24% 23 3
Psychology 10% 9 1
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 4 0
Education 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of John Wesley University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of John Wesley University.

High Point University
1.5 mile away
Guilford College
9.3 mile away
Greensboro College
12.3 mile away
Bennett College
13.2 mile away
Salem College
15 mile away
Wake Forest University
18.3 mile away
Elon University
28.5 mile away
Catawba College
34.2 mile away