Wheeling Jesuit University - Bachelor's Degree

Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU), located in Wheeling, West Virginia, is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university in the US. WJU offers more than 50 programs of study and is a national leader in undergraduate research.

School Description

Wheeling Jesuit University (previously known as Wheeling College) was founded in 1954. The College was established as a partnership between the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and the Society of Jesus of the Maryland Province. The College opened its doors on September 26, 1955 to its first class of 90 freshmen. At the time, the College was managed by 12 Jesuits and four lay professors.

Today Wheeling Jesuit University stands as the only Catholic institution of higher learning in West Virginia; it is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In 2014 Wheeling Jesuit was recognised as a national leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement; it was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

WJU is home of the Cardinals; it has 18 NCAA Division II athletic teams, a USA Division 1A Rugby program and two club sports. In 2015, WJU captured its first NCAA Division II National Championship in in volleyball; it has won 63 championships and has more than 45 academic All-Americans. Some of WJU’s notable alumni include: Fred Kleisner, Independent Director, Caesars Entertainment; and Lionel Cartwright, Producer and Music Director.

Bachelor Programs

  • 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003, USA

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 29,090
  • 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003, USA

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
    Tuition Fee: USD 29,090
  • 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003, USA

    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
    Tuition Fee: USD 29,090
  • 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003, USA

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 29,090