Resources › For Students and Parents Warren Wilson College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Warren Wilson College. Jerry Michalski / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 13, 2017 Warren Wilson College Description: Warren Wilson College's slogan is apt: "We're not for everyone...but then, maybe you're not everyone." Located on the edge of Asheville, North Carolina, Warren Wilson is one of the few remaining work colleges in the country. All students must complete a "triad" of requirements: courses in the liberal arts and sciences, participation in a campus work program and community service. The campus includes a 300-acre farm, 650 acres of forest and 25 miles of hiking trails. Warren Wilson College wins high marks for both its value and its environmental efforts. Not surprisingly, environmental studies is the most popular major. Admissions Data (2016): Warren Wilson College Acceptance Rate: 82%GPA, SAT and ACT graph for Warren WilsonTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop NC colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers meanTop NC colleges ACT comparison Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 716 (650 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female99% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $33,970Books: $850 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,250Other Expenses: $3,990Total Cost: $49,060 Warren Wilson College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 61%Average Amount of AidGrants: $20,547Loans: $6,085 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, History, Psychology, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 59%Transfer-out Rate: 36%4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%6-Year Graduation Rate: 51% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Track and Field, Swimming, Soccer, Basketball, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Warren Wilson College, You May Also Like These Schools: Appalachian State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphReed College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHampshire College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOberlin College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSarah Lawrence College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Brown University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUNC - Chapel Hill: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBennington College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUNC - Wilmington: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBard College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Warren Wilson College Mission Statement: find the complete mission statement here. "The Mission of Warren Wilson College is to provide an education combining liberal arts study, work, and service with a strong commitment to environmental responsibility and experiential opportunities for international and cross-cultural understanding in a setting that promotes wisdom, spiritual growth, and contribution to the common good."