Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan University is located in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. It was established in 1890 by the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church. Students are offered degrees in numerous areas of study including business administration, mass communication, computer information systems, marketing, and exercise science. The university is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Law

The sports teams of Texas Wesleyan University are popularly known as the Rams. The women participate in soccer, volleyball, softball, basketball, and table tennis, and the men participate in soccer, basketball, golf, table tennis, and baseball. The university also supports many Greek fraternities and sororities including Alpha Xi Delta, Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma, and Lambda Theta Phi.

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Texas Wesleyan University
1201 Wesleyan St
Fort Worth , TX 76105-1536
General Phone: (817) 531-4444

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Texas Wesleyan University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law201pre-law, law, legal professions
Nursing and Emergency Medicine107nurse anesthetist
Liberal Arts69Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, international relations, political science, sociology, history
Education and Teaching62education, multilingual education, curriculum and instruction, school counseling, elementary school teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, history teaching ...
Business and Management60business management, accounting, managerial economics, MIS, marketing, business and related services
Therapy and Counseling50psychology, counseling psychology, organizational psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15health and physical education, sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer
Media14journalism, radio and television, advertising
Science9biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Art Studies2art studies
Religion and Philosophy1religion, religious education
Medical Administration1health services administration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree26341
Master's degree16110
First-professional degree1801

Texas Wesleyan University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Texas Wesleyan University had a total enrollment of 3,087 students (1,721 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 33%
Women 67%
Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 55%
Graduate 22%
First Professional 23%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 55%
Black 13%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 12%
20-21 9%
22-24 20%
25-29 21%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Texas Wesleyan University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %

Texas Wesleyan University Room and Board (2007)

Texas Wesleyan University offers campus housing for 515 of its 1,721 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Texas Wesleyan University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410550
SAT Math379575
SAT Writing381590
ACT Verbal1325
ACT Math1525
ACT Composite1624

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT36%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Texas Wesleyan University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,730
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,730
Room and board $ 5,650
Room charge $ 3,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,650
Books and supplies $ 1,020
Other expenses $ 2,862

Financial Aid:
Texas Wesleyan University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 364500)

Texas Wesleyan University Faculty

Texas Wesleyan University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1919
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1215

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year9$125,1984$84,040
Associate professorcalendar year6$67,7545$68,444
Assistant professorcalendar year0*8$57,923
Instructorcalendar year2*4$110,938
All faculty totalcalendar year17$105,78521$75,501

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year33$80,64922$88,085
Associate professoracademic year10$77,04913$61,293
Assistant professoracademic year15$59,60115$55,220
Instructoracademic year4$83,4505$48,233
All faculty totalacademic year62$75,15755$69,166

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

Texas Wesleyan University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Red River Athletic Conference
Baseball Red River Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports233659

Texas Wesleyan University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse Anesthetist

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Texas Wesleyan University Apart:

% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Texas Wesleyan University % of degrees in law
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%Texas Wesleyan University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Texas Wesleyan University Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Texas Wesleyan University % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Texas Wesleyan University % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Texas Wesleyan University Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)

checked United Methodist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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