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Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, West Virginia


Wheeling Jesuit University

Private 4 Year

About Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university in the United States. Located in Wheeling, West Virginia, it was founded as Wheeling College in 1954 by the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits). Today, Wheeling Jesuit University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Approximately 1,173 undergraduate students attend the university. WJU competes in Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association as a member of the Mountain East Conference.


Located in Wheeling, West Virginia.

316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV, 26003, Ohio County

Wheeling Jesuit University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#747 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in West virginia

#4 of 74

2021 Top Religious Colleges in West virginia

#1 of 8

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Wheeling Jesuit University is Medical followed by Business Management, Education, Psychology and Security & Enforcement.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni