Fast Facts


About the Campus

  • Located in Rocky Mount, NC, on 200 beautiful acres
  • 8 Residence Halls, 16 Townhouses
  • Convenient to NC Beaches and the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains

Vital Stats

  • Founded: 1956
  • President: Dr. Evan D. Duff
  • Profile: Private, Co-Educational, Liberal Arts, University
  • Church Affiliation: United Methodist Church

Student Profile

  • 1,833+ Students Enrolled
  • 20+ U.S. States Represented
  • 8% International Students from 40 Different Countries (13% of Traditional, On-Campus Students are International)

Student Life

  • More than 30 Student Clubs & Organizations
  • Active Greek Life
  • Intramural Sports
  • ROTC
  • Enriching Religious Life
  • Bishop Gaming Association (BGA)
  • Fine Arts – Pep Band, Wesleyan Singers, Performing Arts

Academics

  • 33 Undergraduate Degree Programs
  • 2 Graduate Degree Programs
  • 13:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • Top Majors:
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Criminal Justice
    • Exercise Science
    • Leadership
    • Psychology
    • Robust Honors Program
    • Study Abroad
    • First Year Experience

Athletics

  • NCAA Division III
  • Member of USA South Athletic Conference
  • Men’s Teams:
    • Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field
  • Women’s Teams:
    • Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, 2 Spirit Squads – Cheer & Dance Team