North Carolina Wesleyan College is a 4-year co-educational college founded in 1956. With a foundation in the liberal arts, the college prepares students for successful careers, professional advancement, life-long learning, and responsible participation in their communities. The college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
The NC Wesleyan College Statement of Purpose (Click link to read)Telephone numbers:Campus Switchboard Office of Admission (800) 488-NCWC (488-
NCWC-Raleigh-Durham Postal address:North Carolina Wesleyan College3400 North Wesleyan BoulevardRocky Mount, NC 27804-8630
Enrollment: About 650 students in the traditional program on the Rocky Mount campus. Another 800 students are enrolled in the adult degree programs at sites in Goldsboro, Greenville, Raleigh-Durham, Rocky Mount, Brunswick, Washington, Greenville, Manteo, New Bern, and Wilmington.
Student-Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
- Affiliated with The United Methodist Church and open to all religions.
Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Financial Aid: Generous scholarships, work-study programs, and financial aid packages are available to assist qualified students.
Campus: The attractively planned 200-acre campus contains six residence halls, nine academic and main buildings, an academic library, a performing arts center, a non-denominational chapel, an athletic complex and outdoor athletic facilities for baseball, soccer, softball, tennis, and intramurals.
Location: Rocky Mount, North Carolina (pop. 55,000), just off Interstate 95.
Accreditation: North Carolina Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award baccalaureate degrees. [For questions about accreditation, contact: The Commission on Colleges,1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call
The Teacher Education Program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
Athletics: USA South Athletic Conference, NCAA Division III. Men's baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer and tennis; Women's basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
Special Collections: The Lynch Collection of Outsider Art
Pep Band: Beginning during the 2013-2014 school year, the Pep Band will play at basketball games and other on-campus events.
Student Publications: The Decree (newspaper)
Driving Distances: (map/directions)
Richmond, VA 120 miles
Charlotte, NC 200 miles
Washington, DC 200 miles
Baltimore, MD 220 miles
Columbia, SC 220 miles
Philadelphia, PA 300 miles
Savannah, GA 320 miles
Jacksonville, FL 450 miles
New York, NY 450 miles
Boston, MA 550 miles
Anti-discrimination Policy: North Carolina Wesleyan College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs.