Waynesburg University

Waynesburg University

Waynesburg College was established by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1849. It is a private institution of liberal arts, and is located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. The campus of the institution consists of more than 23 buildings which are spread across an area of 70 acres. The college offers over 70 doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate programs of study. Various programs for studying abroad are also organized by the Waynesburg College.

Waynesburg College's athletics department fields a large number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The college's athletic teams are nicknamed the Yellow Jackets. They participate in various sports including golf, cross country, basketball, tennis, and volleyball.

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Waynesburg University
51 W College St
Waynesburg , PA 15370-1257
General Phone: (724) 627-8191

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Waynesburg University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine209registered nursing, various nursing
Business and Management205business, business management, business administration, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing
Therapy and Counseling51psychology, counseling psychology
Family and Social Work37human services, public administration
Education and Teaching31instructional media design, elementary school teaching
Science31biology, marine biology, chemistry
Liberal Arts27English, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Media23communication studies, advertising
Security and Law Enforcement12forensic science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8athletic trainer
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts1various performing arts
Religion and Philosophy1bible studies
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Art Studies0arts management
Medical Support and Technology0health service and sciences

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree41328
Associate's degree54
Master's degree2334
Doctor's degree01

Waynesburg University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Waynesburg University had a total enrollment of 2,462 students (2,261 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 66%
Graduate 34%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 2%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 26%
20-21 22%
22-24 11%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

West Virginia3%
New York1%

Waynesburg University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %

Waynesburg University Room and Board (2007)

Waynesburg University offers campus housing for 960 of its 2,261 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Waynesburg University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450560
SAT Math460580

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Waynesburg University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,080
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,080
Room and board $ 7,050
Room charge $ 3,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 575

Financial Aid:
Waynesburg University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 339100)

Waynesburg University Faculty

Waynesburg University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1617
Non-tenured and not on tenure track54

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$57,9701*

*: 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 year13$66,0757$64,507
Associate professoracademic year5$56,3724$55,815
Assistant professoracademic year11$47,21216$50,970
Instructoracademic year3$46,0734$43,316
All faculty totalacademic year32$56,19931$53,664

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

Waynesburg University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Presidents' Athletic Conference
Basketball Presidents' Athletic Conference
Baseball Presidents' Athletic Conference
Track Presidents' Athletic Conference

Waynesburg University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Arts Management

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Security And Law Enforcement
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Waynesburg University Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Waynesburg University % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 12%Waynesburg University Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 14%Waynesburg University % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Waynesburg University % of degrees in family and social work
% students 40 years or older
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 20%Waynesburg University % students 40 years or older

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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 Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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