Institutional Research

The West Virginia Wesleyan College Office of Institutional Research assists the College in pursuit of its mission by coordinating and participating in the use of empirical analysis to anticipate problems and opportunities, facilitate problem solving, develop insights, and report on college performance.

  • Accreditation

    The College as a whole is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accrediting agency authorized by the US Department of Education: The Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (800) 621-7440,

    It is approved by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church. It is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and the undergraduate education program is approved by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; telephone 1-202-466-7496). The College participates in the Interstate Certification Project, whereby a number of states certify teachers graduating from Wesleyan’s Department of Education.

    The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/ and post-graduate APRN certificate program at West Virginia Wesleyan College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at West Virginia Wesleyan College is
    pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
    Education ( Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

    Wesleyan’s BSN program is fully approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses, 90 MacCorkle Ave SW #203, South Charleston, WV 25303, telephone 304-744-0900.

    Shenandoah University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-409, (404) 679-4500. Shenandoah’s Nurse-Midwifery Program is accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education ( Shenandoah’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

    The Athletic Training Program of West Virginia Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, 3rd Floor North, Washington, DC 20006.  Telephone 512-733-9700.

    The School of Business is a candidate for accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, 913-339-9356.

    The College holds membership in the Appalachian College Association, The National Association for Independent Colleges and University, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, The National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church, and the Council of Independent Colleges.

    Wesleyan’s athletic programs are affiliated with the Mountain East Conference (MEC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II.

  • Student Outcomes
  • Institutional Research Review Board

    For more information about the Institutional Research Review Board, click here.

  • General Institutional Information
  • Articulations

    Articulation Agreement Programs Outlined in the 2019-2020 Academic Catalogs:

    Articulation Agreements are outlined in the College’s catalogue.  Visit the Catalogue Here

    Undergraduate Level Articulation Agreements:  

    Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science Major: The B.S. in Pharmaceutical Science major is a 3/4 program with West Virginia University for those students who would like to apply for Pharmacy School upon completion of Wesleyan requirements for the B.S. degree. For a student to be admitted into Wesleyan’s three-year recommended plans of study for the Pharmaceutical Science major, he or she must enter Wesleyan having met the following criteria:

    – a minimum ACT Math score of 26 or SAT Math score of 600,
    – a minimum ACT composite score of 27 or a SAT composite score of 1800,
    – a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5.
    Source: pp 126 and 127, 2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

    Wesleyan’s Physics-Engineering Dual-Degree Program prepares students for degrees in engineering. By taking part in this program, a student can earn two degrees in a total of five years. One of these degrees is a B.A. in Physics from Wesleyan and the other is either an M.S. in Engineering from the University of Virginia, a B.S. in Engineering from West Virginia University, or a B.S. in Engineering from Marshall University. The Dual-Degree program enables students to start with a solid foundation for engineering with Wesleyan’s smaller classes and labs.
    Source: pp 141 and 142, 2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

    Graduate Level Articulation Agreements
    West Virginia Wesleyan offers three Advanced Practice Nursing Concentrations – Nurse-Midwifery and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through a collaboration with Shenandoah University
    Graduate Students in the collaboration with Shenandoah University will receive a Master of Science degree from West Virginia Wesleyan and a Graduate Certificate of Endorsement in Nurse-Midwifery or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Shenandoah University, making them eligible to take national certification examinations in their respective advanced practice specialty areas.

    Transfer Admission Articulation Agreements
    Articulation Agreements
    West Virginia Wesleyan College welcomes transfer students from all two-year and four-year colleges, but has specific partnerships with the following colleges to ensure a seamless transfer of courses at Wesleyan:

    West Virginia
    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
    Community and Technical College at WVU Tech
    Eastern WV Community and Technical College
    Marshall Community and Technical College
    New River Community and Technical College
    Pierpont Community and Technical College
    Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
    West Virginia Northern Community College
    West Virginia State Community and Technical College
    West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    Montgomery College