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September 03, 2015

Wesleyan Gains National Recognition on Best Colleges Lists

West Virginia Wesleyan College has once again found itself on the leaderboard as many publications are releasing national ranking lists.  Both The Princeton Review and Washington Monthly have named Wesleyan as a premier institution based upon affordability and value.

The Princeton Review has named Wesleyan a "Best School in the Southeast" on their 2016 list, and Washington Monthly ranked the College 31st in the nation out of 344 baccalaureate colleges.  Monthly also named Wesleyan 91st in the southeast out of national universities, national liberal arts, master's and baccalaureate schools in the new category "Best Bang for the Buck."

An article from has also lifted up Wesleyan’s accolades in the article “8 Awesome Schools You Never Knew Existed.”  The list, compiled by the national daily guide to campus life, was written by students for students, by a team of journalists from universities.

Wesleyan was among the ranks of New College of Florida, Elon University, Kenyon College, University of West Florida, Bates College, Appalachian State University, and Clark University.  The article, written by senior Florida State University senior Mackenzie Raetz, touts Wesleyan’s progressive Chemical Hygiene Officer major, the outdoor recreation program, the visual arts program, and the revitalized marching band.  To view the article, please visit

For more information on West Virginia Wesleyan College and its programs, please contact the Office of Admissions at 800-722-9933.

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential college located in Buckhannon. The college offers 47 majors and graduate programs in athletic training, business, education, English creative writing and nursing. Thirteen Wesleyan students have been selected as U.S. Department of State Fulbright Scholars.








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