Kansas Wesleyan is located in Salina, KS (a self-contained town). The school is a United Methodist school. Kansas Wesleyan is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.
Kansas Wesleyan has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in business and management, music, security and law enforcement.
Kansas Wesleyan does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 550.
Kansas Wesleyan has a tenure system for senior faculty.
The school had 864 enrolled students in 2007-2008.
Kansas Wesleyan has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Kansas Wesleyan offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Kansas Wesleyan offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Kansas Wesleyan University is to promote and integrate academic excellence, spiritual development, personal well-being, and social responsibility. Kansas Wesleyan University provides an education program characterized by excellence within a caring community, rooted in the liberal arts tradition. The call of the university is to develop both intellect and character, to stimulate creativity and discovery, to nurture the whole person--body, mind, and spirit. Diversity is encouraged in curriculum, faculty, and students. Kansas Wesleyan University prepares students not only for careers and professions, but also for lifelong learning. The university equips its students for responsible leadership in their communities, for useful service in and to the world, and for stewardship of the earth. Kansas Wesleyan University provides a setting in which faith and learning are integrated; encounter with the Christian proclamation is an integral part of the life of the university. The university fosters the lively discussion of faith and values, encouraging students to develop a thoughtful, personal world view informed by Christian tradition. Kansas Wesleyan University serves the church, community, and the world by providing a variety of resources for educational, cultural, and spiritual enrichment. The aim of the university is to discover, to build, and to share a higher quality of life and a broader vision of the world."
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