Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$47,130

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,710
Declined 1,252
Total Received 3,962
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Private

1,695

undergraduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,695
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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200-acre campus in Delaware (population: 39,267), 20 miles from Columbus. Served by bus; major airport serves Columbus. School operates transportation to Columbus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Ohio Wesleyan University
61 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH
43015

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,710
Declined 1,252
Total Received 3,962

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$34,536

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,870
Room $6,726
Board $6,520
Additional fees $260
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $61,576
Average Financial Aid - $34,536
Total with Avg. Aid $27,040
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 922-8953
F: 740 368-3066
financialaid@owu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, rock climbing, skiing, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, rock climbing, rugby, skiing, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, dodgeball, flag football, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAC (Division III)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy.
Astrophysics.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Genetics, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Nutrition.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Management Science.
Mathematics, General.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Planetary Astronomy and Science.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Optometry Studies.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological/life Sciences
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,695

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,695
students

Female
56%
946

Male
44%
749

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,613
students

Female
55%
888

Male
45%
725

5%

82
students

Female
71%
58

Male
29%
24

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

34

semester hours

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International Students

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