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Key Facts

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     (252) 985-5100
Office of Admission        (800) 488-NCWC (488-6292)
NCWC-Goldsboro          (919) 736-2312
NCWC-Raleigh-Durham  (919) 465-4777
Postal address:
North Carolina Wesleyan College
3400 North Wesleyan Boulevard
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8630


Quick Facts: 

  • 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 404-679-4500.]

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.

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.