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 Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, West Virginia

316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling Jesuit University Mission Statement:
Educating for Life: The Jesuit traditions of educational excellence and service to others guide all the programs at Wheeling Jesuit University. By integrating learning, research, and economic development with classical knowledge and Christian revelation, the University seeks to foster competence, creativity, and innovation both throughout and beyond the campus community. Graduates of the University enter the world of work with socially responsible goals, a lifelong appetite for learning, and the desire to make our universe a better place. Educating Men and Women for Others: In its faculty and students, its research, and its outreach, the University is national and international. Yet, as the only Catholic college in West Virginia, Wheeling Jesuit also values its distinctive mission to the immediate area, educating local men and women and returning them to enrich their own communities. Wheeling Jesuit University firmly believes its graduates will enter into the professional world, prepared to use their God-given talents not solely for personal fulfillment but as men and women in service to others. Educating for Leadership: To model the Jesuit concern for regional and global neighbors, the University welcomes people of all creeds, races, and nationalities to share in the intelligent pursuit of excellence. The University promotes close student-faculty contacts and encourages students to develop their full potential for leadership. Through a grounding in the libeal arts and, above all, the example of Jesus Christ, the University endeavors to produce intelligent, moral leaders who will champion the Jesuit values of faith, peace, and justice. Wheeling Jesuit envisions a dynamic leadership role for the Univesity in the lives of its students and in the world at large.
Degree Stats For Wheeling Jesuit University

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
Not-for-profit 4 yr, Masters Colleges and Universities I, Southeast

Geographical Region:

Chief Administrator:
President Joseph R. Hacala, S.J.

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): City: Small

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
High undergraduate

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Postbaccalaureate professional (other dominant fields)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Small four-year, highly residential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, selective, lower transfer-in

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 950
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Number of meals per week:19
Typical room charge per year:$3060
Typical board charge per year:$3550
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Doctor's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
Graduate degree or certificate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Yes
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: Yes
Cross Country/Track: Yes


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Wheeling Jesuit University  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? No
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 304-243-2304
 Admissions Office Phone: 304-243-2359

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