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Tuition & Fees

$44,350

$44,350

not including room and board

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,048
Declined + 2,535
Total Received 5,583
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. History
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

The College of Wooster, founded in 1866, is an independent liberal arts college with an innovative curriculum that emphasizes independent learning. Its 320-acre campus is located in Wooster, OH, 55 miles southwest of Cleveland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,116
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
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 1134
ACT 3260

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

2,116

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
43%
500-599
35%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
39%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
39%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
39%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
28%
24-29
55%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Wooster, OH

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Wooster, OH

240-acre campus in Wooster (population: 26,375), 55 miles from Cleveland. Served by bus; major airport serves Cleveland; smaller airport serves Akron (25 miles); train serves Canton (35 miles). School operates transportation to Akron and Cleveland and to airports.

The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 15% of male students
 
6 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
43%
500-599
35%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
39%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
39%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
39%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
28%
24-29
55%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,048
Declined + 2,535
Total Received 5,583

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Winge
Director of Admissions
P: 800 877-9905
F: 330 263-2621
admissions@wooster.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,034,099
State $308,032
Institutional $30,753,116
Other external $621,689
Total $33,716,936

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $15,808,529
Other external $438,384
Total $16,246,913

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
North Coast Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Scottie
School colors
black and old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Economics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Studies
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
French
Geology
German
History
International Relations
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music History/Literature
Music Theory/Composition
Music Therapy
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Student Planned Major
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre/Dance
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

2,116
students

Female
56%
1,179

Male
44%
937

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,077
students

Female
56%
1,155

Male
44%
922

undergraduatePart-time

2%

39
students

Female
62%
24

Male
38%
15

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

courses

Minimum transfers must complete

16

courses

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

90%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
Vietnam
The Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

John Paul Yates
Director of International Admissions
330 263-2001
jpyates@wooster.edu

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