A successful college career starts with a strong foundation.
North Carolina Wesleyan College, founded in 1956, is a private co-educational liberal arts
college, affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Wesleyan offers undergraduate,
graduate and certificate programs preparing students for professional advancement,
lifelong learning and responsible participation in their communities.
NC Wesleyan seeks students with a commitment to learning, creativity, strong academic
potential, intellectual curiosity and a desire to contribute to a community based on our
main core values:
• Knowledge & Understanding
• Integrity & Accountability
• Patience & Respect
• Kindness & Empathy
North Carolina Wesleyan College is a place where students realize their potential as
critically engaged and informed citizens contributing to their personal success as well as
the well-being of their communities and of society as a whole. We hope you will join us
for the experience of a lifetime.
Affordable. Life Changing. Devoted to Excellence.
We are glad that you are considering North Carolina Wesleyan College and welcome
you to a community that shares the core values of Knowledge & Understanding,
Integrity & Accountability, Patience & Respect, and Kindness & Empathy.
NCWC takes pride in building intelligence through skills that include: critical thinking,
reflection, communication, collaboration and information technology. These skills
we consider to be foundations for life-long learning. We would like to invite you to
campus to experience these core values in-person and to meet the faculty and staff
that bring these core values to life.
Dr. Evan D. Duff
President, North Carolina Wesleyan College
A Powerful Liberal Arts Education
The Wesleyan liberal arts education is designed to expand your thinking,
build your confidence and enhance your strengths. You will gain skills that
will serve you well throughout your life – to think critically, communicate
clearly and solve complex problems. We offer 33 majors and 31 minors
taught by top-notch faculty who are experts in their fields.
Our faculty are accessible, engaged and thoroughly dedicated to the
success of each student.
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North Carolina Wesleyan College prepares
students to engage with, understand and
transform the world. Studying abroad is a
great step in your journey. You can explore
another culture, interact with people of
different backgrounds and develop practical
skills for being a global citizen. You will learn
more about the world and yourself. Where
do you want to go?
We believe every student has the potential to shine. Our job is to help you see and realize that
potential starting from day one. We prepare and empower students to take on the challenges and
opportunities that life has to offer. That process is never as easy as following a checklist. Students
at NC Wesleyan benefit from structured programs that are customized to reinforce their individual
Tutoring Services Technology Support
Supplemental instruction is always available The Pearsall Library is equipped with
on a one-on-one basis or online. Mentors assist a media production lab providing 3D
students with class projects as well as career printing, 3D scanning, cameras, tripods,
planning. Peer-Assisted Study Sessions (P.A.S.S.) lighting equipment, sound equipment
are also available with student volunteers. and a portable green screen.
The Writing Lab is a great place to receive
comprehensive guidance on essays, papers
and oral presentations. You can get assistance
on planning, organizing and revising your
work to deliver a polished final product.
First Year Experience First Year
Our First Year Experience program strives to MENTORS
inspire new students and transfer students to
maximize their potential by providing support
and resources that assist in the transition to
college and the Wesleyan community.
This program consists of a one credit
hour course for first year students, unique
programming throughout the year to bolster
student success and engagement, and a first
year mentor who will help you every step
along the way.
First Year Mentors are a team of dedicated
and constructive student leaders that are
passionate about NC Wesleyan College and
believe in every student’s success. From
the beginning at New Student Welcome
and throughout the fall semester, First Year
Mentors help new students connect with
the Wesleyan community. They serve as
mentors and role models to first year students
and attend an assigned COL 103 (College
Transition) course with them to be accessible
and provide insight as a mentor.
The Bishop Life
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academics - it’s also the experiences
and friendships you form outside the
classroom. Whether you live on campus
or commute, you are part of the Bishop
Family. Our lifestyle is all about getting
connected and getting involved.
At NC Wesleyan, it’s more than an
education… it’s an experience!
Life Campus Life Campus Life
Play an intramural sport, join a club or organization, participate
in service projects or take advantage of leadership opportunities.
Sing, dance or engage in an organized activity such as disc
golf, pool or paint ball. Then relax with friends at the Internet
Café, Hartness Student Center, Cyber Lounge or in one of many
hammocks located throughout campus. Whether you want
to pursue your passions, explore new opportunities or simply
decompress from studies, there’s plenty to do at Wesleyan.
Choose how you want to get involved...
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Wesleyan competes with fifteen athletic programs,
and holds a number of championship titles, including:
2 National Championships in Baseball
1 2 Consecutive USA South Conference
Championships in Men’s Tennis
6 2020-21 USA South Championships
• Baseball (East Division)
• Men’s Basketball (East Division)
• Women’s Basketball (East Division)
• Men’s Soccer (East Division)
• Men’s Tennis
• Women’s Tennis
Men’s Teams: Women’s Teams:
• Baseball • Basketball
• Basketball • Cross Country
• Cross Country • Lacrosse
• Football • Soccer
• Golf • Softball
• Soccer • Tennis
• Tennis • Track & Field
• Track & Field • Volleyball
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Career planning at North Carolina Wesleyan starts the day you arrive on campus. Career Services helps you
prepare for the real world by assessing skills, selecting a major, résumé writing and preparing for an interview.
An abundance of resources are available to help you begin on the right path to reach your career goals.
All Wesleyan students have access to College Central Network, a powerful
interactive tool that allows you to search jobs nationwide. Job fairs are also held on
campus to allow local employers to interview and hire students on the spot.
Meet ourRecent Grads...
Jessica Brabble, ’19 Boluwatife Johnson, ’20
Bachelor of Arts in History, Psychology and Sociology Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Pursuing a Ph.D. in History at the College of IT Helpdesk Specialist at Hampton Farms
William & Mary Severn, NC
Internships are a great opportunity to test out career options, reer Services Career Services Career Services Career Services
gain valuable experience and establish relationships with
employers who may hire you after graduation. NCWC Career
Services is committed to helping you make these connections.
Victoria Thompson, ’21
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Pursuing a MA in Psychology at North Carolina State University
2020 Internship, Baskerville Elementary School
Rocky Mount, NC
Victoria Thompson, ’21
Kevin Berry, ’20 Gabriel Guzman, ’21
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Computer Informations Systems
Attending Hult International Business School, the only
Pursuing a MSC in International Business at UCD triple accredited business school in the United States
Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Value & Affordability
A degree from NC Wesleyan can make a difference in your career and your life, so
you can make a difference in the world. Here’s what you need to know to make the
most of scholarships, grants, awards and loan options to finance your education.
Wesleyan offers a generous number of renewable scholarships to students
who have demonstrated academic achievement and a solid ability to
succeed. All of Wesleyan’s merit scholarships are annual and renewable.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNT GPA/SAT/ACT
Heritage Scholarship* REQUIREMENTS
Up to Full Tuition,
Room and Board & Books 4.00/1240/26
Trustee Scholarship* Up to Full Tuition & Books 3.75/1200/25
Founders’ Scholarship Scholarship Amounts Vary 3.75/1200/25
President’s Scholarship $20,000 3.30/1080/21
Dean’s Scholarship $15,000 2.50/900/17
SAT scores reflect test dates March 2016 and newer. Visit our website for older test date criteria. ACT writing score is
not included in composite.
*Completion of FAFSA is required and awards are inclusive of any other financial aid in which the student is eligible as
well as the Honors Scholarship, Pell Grant and NC Need-Based Grant. Free room for Heritage is a double room.
**Must meet admissions criteria. Joynese Speller, ’20
Special Distinction and Participation Awards & Aid Scholarships & Aid Scholarships & Aid Scholarships & Aid Scholarships & Aid
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNT REQUIREMENTS
Phi Theta Kappa/
Gamma Beta Phi $1,000 Must be a member of Honor Society and have AA/AS.
Transfer Opportunity Award $2,000 Must have an associate degree with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher
Legacy Scholarship* $22,000 Resident Must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher
Honors Award $1,000 Eligible only if parent or grandparent graduated from NC Wesleyan
and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
United Methodist Award $2,000
Member of Taylor-Cricker Honors Program
Ministerial Award* 50% reduction for
tuition, room & Application for UMC Scholarship/pastorial letter confirming
Eagle Scouts/Girl Scouts board, books active membership in a church affiliated with the
Fine Arts Award NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
Cheer & Dance $1,000
$1,000 Dependent of full-time, licensed ordained minister of a United
ROTC Varies Methodist Church in the NC Conference; also extends to all
Youth Theology Institute Varies denominations residing in Nash, Edgecombe, Franklin, Halifax,
Shelton Challenge Johnston, Wake, Warren and Wilson Counties
*Award replaces all other institutional aid. $1,000 Students who are an Eagle Scout or Girl Scout Gold Award recipient
Band/Wesleyan Singers/Wesleyan Players
Students who participate on the NCWC Cheer or Dance team
Application-based; must meet physical standards and agree to serve
in the Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard
Students who participate in the Youth Theology Institute
Students who participate in the Shelton Institute
What does it cost? R.I.S.E
Repayment Initiative for Student Education
ANNUAL COST 2021-2022
Tuition $32,996 NC Wesleyan’s Repayment Initiative for Student
Room (Double) 5,350 Education Program (R.I.S.E.) is our innovative promise
Meal Plan 6,568 to students. If your income after graduation is less
R.I.$.Ethan $50,000, we can help you repay your federal
student, parent PLUS and private alternative loans after
TOTAL $44,914* graduation. For more information, visit ncwc.edu/rise.
REPAYMENT INITIATIVE FOR STUDENT EDUCATION
What payment options do I have?
At Wesleyan we recognize taking on college expenses can be daunting. To make it more manageable, we offer
a monthly installment payment plan to pay your bill. There is a $20 fee per semester for participation. Contact
the Business Office at 252.985.5104.
REPAYMENT INITIATIVE FOR STUDENT EDUCATION
Veterans and active duty
service members receive a 10%
discount. Other benefits to
help fund educational expenses
may be available to veterans and active duty
service members. For more information, email
[email protected] or call 919.988.9270.
*Does not include cost of health insurance. North Carolina Wesleyan College requires that all registered students carry insurance. Students may
be covered under the North Carolina Wesleyan College Student Health Insurance Plan or may provide proof of comparable insurance coverage under
another US healthcare plan. This cost may change without notice and may not constitute other fees associated with the cost of attending NCWC.
Applying is as Easy as…
Apply & Submit
1 • Applying to Wesleyan is easy… simply apply online for FREE at
• Submit your high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores.
*NOTE: If you have not yet taken the SAT/ACT, you may be eligible to have
your test scores waived. Contact admissions for more details.
• Complete FAFSA, available October 1, at fafsa.ed.gov. Our FAFSA code is 002951.
• When we receive your application, transcript and scores, we will provide you with an
admissions decision and which scholarships you may be qualified to receive.
• Once we receive your FAFSA, a comprehensive and competitive financial aid package
will be delivered to you.
3 • Accept your offer of admission to NCWC by submitting your $200 enrollment deposit.
• Register for a WesWay Day and attend New Student Welcome.
• Attend! We can’t wait to welcome you home to Wesleyan!
Admission Requirements OSfAopfrreiTtnshci/moomAenninCgalT*
• 2.5 GPA or higher for regular admission
• Minimum test score: 850 SAT or 15 ACT Composite
• For more information on admission requirements, visit ncwc.edu/admissions
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Majors & Minors
School of Business
• Supply Chain Management Minors: Accounting, Business Administration,
• Accounting • Marketing Computer Information Systems, Entrepreneurship,
• Organizational Leadership Human Resource Management, Leadership,
• Business Administration • Sports Administration Logistics, Marketing, Sports Administration
• Computer Information Systems Certificates: Executive Leadership, Healthcare
Administration, Human Resource Management
Concentrations: Web Development
• Healthcare Administration
School of Humanities
• English • Communication Minors: English, Entertainment Arts, Hispanic
• Religious Studies Studies, Journalism, Music Production,
• Entertainment Arts Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Writing
Concentrations: , Cinema & Media Arts, Minors: Biology, Chemistry,
Music Production, Theatre Environmental Science, General
Science, Mathematics, Public Health
School of Mathematics & Science
• Biology • Exercise Science
• General Science
• Biomedical Science • Health Promotion
Concentrations: Pre-Dental, • Nursing (RN to BSN only)
• Environmental Science
School of Social Sciences & Education
• Criminal Justice • Middle Grades Education Minors: Criminal Justice, Cybercrime,
History, Political Science, Psychology,
• Elementary Education Concentrations: Language Arts, Public Administration, Secondary
Mathematics, Science, Social Studies Education, Sociology
• Liberal Studies
• Political Science
Concentrations: American Studies,
Communication, International • Sociology
Studies, Learning Theory & Practice,
Individualized Plan of Study • Special Education
Pre-Professional Advising Programs Graduate Programs
• Pre-Law • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
• Pre-Health Concentrations: Administration, Practice
(Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental & Pre-Vet) • Master of Business Administration
Concentrations: Executive Leadership, Information Security
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