Wesley College Florence

Overview of Wesley College Florence

Wesley College is located in Florence, MS (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a Other Protestant school. Wesley College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Wesley College is known for its programs in religion and philosophy, therapy and counseling.

Wesley College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.

Student Body

Wesley College had 145 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at Wesley College attend part-time. The school has a residential or campus feel. Wesley College 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:
"The mission of Wesley College is to prepare students to fulfill the Great Commission by providing a Christ-centered, biblically based, Wesleyan-oriented education in an intimate Bible college setting."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Wesley College

Wesley College
111 Wesley Cir
Florence , MS 39073-1070
General Phone: (601) 845-2265

Wesley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy9bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, pastoral counseling, youth ministry
Therapy and Counseling1patient counseling
Liberal Arts0general studies

Number of programs and degrees for Wesley College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01
Bachelor's degree106

Wesley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wesley College had a total enrollment of 145 students (103 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 16%
22-24 17%
25-29 10%
30-34 9%
35-39 4%
40-49 18%
50-64 10%
65+ 1%

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


Wesley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 38 %

Wesley College Room and Board (2007)

Wesley College offers campus housing for 120 of its 103 (full-time) students.

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

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

Wesley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,748
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,748
Room and board $ 5,000
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,752

Financial Aid:
Wesley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1146100)

Wesley College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track41

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 year1*1*
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year4$31,2501*

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

Wesley College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Youth Ministry

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling

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Wesley College Highlights

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What Sets Wesley College Apart:

% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Wesley College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Wesley College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Wesley College % students 40 years or older
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Wesley College Male % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Wesley College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Wesley College Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Wesley College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Wesley College % of degrees in religion and philosophy

checked Other Protestant affiliation
checked Open admission
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 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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