Allegheny Wesleyan College

Overview of Allegheny Wesleyan College

The campus of Allegheny Wesleyan is in Salem, OH, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. Its Other Protestant nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Allegheny Wesleyan is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Allegheny Wesleyan is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Allegheny Wesleyan Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Allegheny Wesleyan had 54 students enrolled (42 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Allegheny Wesleyan offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Allegheny Wesleyan College exists to glorify God, serve the church, and develop servants, soul-winners, and soldiers of Jesus Christ: serious students of God's word who lead spirit-filled lives and proclaim the message of Scriptural holiness throughout the world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Allegheny Wesleyan

Allegheny Wesleyan College
2161 Woodsdale Rd
Salem , OH 44460-9598
General Phone: (330) 337-6403

Allegheny Wesleyan Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy5religious education

Number of programs and degrees for Allegheny Wesleyan in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree51

Allegheny Wesleyan Student Body

In 2007-2008, Allegheny Wesleyan had a total enrollment of 54 students (42 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 98%
American Indian 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 37%
20-21 20%
22-24 19%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
40-49 6%
50-64 6%

Allegheny Wesleyan Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 50 %

Allegheny Wesleyan Room and Board (2007)

Allegheny Wesleyan offers campus housing for 70 of its 42 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Salem, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Allegheny Wesleyan Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,440
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,440
Room and board $ 3,300
Room charge $ 1,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,200
Books and supplies $ 687
Other expenses $ 2,817

Financial Aid:
Allegheny Wesleyan participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3457300)

Allegheny Wesleyan Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Allegheny Wesleyan Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Religious Education

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Allegheny Wesleyan Highlights

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What Sets Allegheny Wesleyan Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Male % of student body
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Top 13%Allegheny Wesleyan Male % of student body

checked Other Protestant affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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