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Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

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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Tuition & Fees

$47,130

$47,130

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,880
Declined + 1,401
Total Received 4,281
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Private (nonprofit)

1,494

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 1594
ACT 3316

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,494
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Delaware, OH

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.

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
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

 
10 fraternities 26% of male students
 
7 sororities 27% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
33%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
700-800
19%
600-699
36%
500-599
32%
400-499
10%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
30-36
24%
24-29
27%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
30-36
9%
24-29
43%
18-23
37%
12-17
11%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,880
Declined + 1,401
Total Received 4,281

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Laurie Patton
Interim Director of Admission
P: 800 922-8953
F: 740 368-3314
owuadmit@owu.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$38,663

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,870
Room $7,000
Board $5,800
Additional fees $260
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $61,430
Average Financial Aid - $38,663
Total with Avg. Aid $22,767
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kevin Paskvan
Director of Financial Aid
kfpaskva@owu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Doug Zipp (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Kirsta Cobb (women's)
Associate Athletics Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Ancient Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology
Black World Studies
Botany
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Communication
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Dance
Data Analytics
Earth Science
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education/Early Childhood
Education/Middle Childhood
Education/Special Education
English/Creative Writing
English/Literature
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Film Studies
Finance/Economics
Fine Arts/Art Education
Fine Arts/History
Fine Arts/Studio Art
French
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German
Health Promotion
Health/Human Kinetics
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Medieval Studies
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Neuroscience
Nonfiction Writing
Nutrition
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science
Politics/Government
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Public Administration
Pre-Theology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Psychology
Religion
Renaissance Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Sport/Exercise Management
Theatre
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Zoology
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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

1,494

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,494
students

Female
56%
837

Male
44%
657

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,487
students

Female
57%
833

Male
43%
654

1%

7
students

Female
58%
4

Male
42%
3

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

34

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

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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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

International Student Contact

Kristin Crosby
Director of International Admission
740 919-1012
kkcrosby@owu.edu

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