About KWC

About KWC

Kentucky Wesleyan College is a place where people, ideas and opportunities are joined. KWC offers a distinctive college experience and makes a commitment to preparing you for personal and professional success.

Kentucky Wesleyan College is a United Methodist-related institution. We are proud of our United Methodist heritage and are committed to providing our students opportunities for the integration of faith and learning.

Now, after more than 150 years, Kentucky Wesleyan College serves students in the liberal arts tradition where they learn to think critically, communicate effectively, and live ethically in a complex, rapidly changing world.

More than 81% of our faculty has a Ph.D. or terminal degree.

The Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers compete in NCAA Division II and are members of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.  Intercollegiate men’s teams include basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, football, and soccer.  Women compete in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.


Kentucky Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees.


Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with the United Methodist Church, fosters a liberal arts education that nourishes, stimulates and prepares future leaders intellectually, spiritually and physically to achieve success in life.


KWC is located in Owensboro, Kentucky on the Ohio River, Kentucky Wesleyan College is just 40 minutes east of Evansville, Indiana, 2 hours north of Nashville, Tennessee, 2 hours west of Louisville, Kentucky, and 4 hours east of St. Louis, Missouri.  Daviess County is home to 94,000 residents.

Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

Kentucky Wesleyan College · 3000 Frederica Street · Owensboro, Kentucky 42301 · Phone: 270-926-3111 · www.kwc.edu

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