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Tuition

$41,610

$41,610

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,823
Declined + 1,012
Total Received 3,835
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  11

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Economics Management
  3. Politics/Government
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School Facts

Ohio Wesleyan, founded in 1842, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Delaware, OH, 20 miles north of Columbus.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,821
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 1594
ACT 3316

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,821

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
26%
500-599
44%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
29%
500-599
41%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
43%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%
12-17
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%
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Delaware, OH

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Delaware, OH

200-acre campus in Delaware (population: 35,541), 20 miles from Columbus. Served by bus; major airport serves Columbus. School operates transportation to Columbus. Public transportation serves campus.

Ohio Wesleyan University
61 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 40% of male students
 
7 sororities 32% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
26%
500-599
44%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
29%
500-599
41%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
43%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%
12-17
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,823
Declined + 1,012
Total Received 3,835

Admissions Contact

Alisha Couch
Director of Admission
P: 800 922-8953
F: 740 368-3314
owuadmit@owu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,936,263
State $294,324
Institutional $22,747,983
Other external $284,812
Total $25,263,382

Non-need-based

Federal
State $7,361
Institutional $13,887,925
Other external $303,819
Total $14,199,105

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAC (Division III)
Mascot
Battling Bishops
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Ancient Studies
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology
Black World Studies
Botany
Chemistry
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance Theatre
Earth Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Economics/Management
Education
English
English Literature
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Fine Arts
French
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German
Health/Human Kinetics
History
Humanities/Classics
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Medieval Studies
Microbiology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Neuroscience
Nonfiction Writing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Planetary Science
Politics/Government
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Theology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Psychology
Religion
Renaissance Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Sport/Exercise Management
Theatre
Theatre Education
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

100%

1,821
students

Female
55%
997

Male
45%
824

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,806
students

Female
55%
990

Male
45%
816

undergraduatePart-time

1%

15
students

Female
47%
7

Male
53%
8

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

18

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Pakistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Grace Poling
Director of International Recruitment
740 368-3029
owuintl@owu.edu

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