Application Information

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Application Instructions

After reading the instructions, please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, click the SUBMIT button on the left column of any application screen.

Materials required for application process

  • A completed online application for admission

  • Current vitae/résumé (on screen 5).

  • Two (2) recommendations for Graduate Admission Graduate Recommendation Form PDF (At least one is required from someone familiar with the applicant's previous academic work. Also see program requirements for further specifics.)

  • Request the following materials to be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office electronically or through the mail to the address on the right.

    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions that have been attended.

    • Official test scores as required by your program listed below:

      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores for applicants with below 3.0 undergraduate GPA.

      • Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) requests Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (if applicable).

    • Official report of the TOEFL scores (if applicable).

For the programs listed below, the following additional materials are required

  • Master of Fine Arts candidates are required to submit a writing sample of 20 pages for creative nonfiction and fiction or 15 poems for poetry, with last name and genre at top of each page, and traditional formatting applied. Writing samples should be e-mailed as an attachment to Graduate Admissions at upon completion of the graduate application. Candidates should have significant coursework in English and writing, and are also required to enter a Statement of Purpose of 750-1,000 words (on screen 5). Fiction writers should note that, although the program welcomes speculative fiction (literary fiction infused with the fantastic), the work should avoid the formulaic style of mass-market genre fiction.

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) candidates are required to provide BOC certification number or an eligibility date (on screen 3).

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) candidates are required to provide a Personal Statement of Goals and Objectives (on screen 5) and validation of an unencumbered license to practice. Of the two letters of recommendation, Early Assurance Program (EAP) candidates are required to submit one from the advisor of record and receive an acceptable rating on that Graduate Recommendation Form Graduate Recommendation Form PDF. Candidates to the Midwifery program, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, and the Family Nurse Practitioner programs are required to provide a third letter of recommendation Graduate Recommendation Form PDF.

Other Information

For further information regarding the available programs or the application process, please contact the Associate Director for Graduate Enrollment at (304) 473-8520 or the individual Graduate Program Director, or e-mail

Contact Us

West Virginia Wesleyan College
Graduate Admission Office
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV  26201

In-state telephone: 304-473-8510
Out-of-state telephone: 800-722-9933
Fax number: 304-473-8108


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

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