Tuition & Fees

$45,740

$45,740

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,970
Declined + 1,190
Total Received 4,160
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Private (nonprofit)

1,565

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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Location

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 1,565
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: 38,746), 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
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 36% of male students
 
7 sororities 33% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
41%
500-599
38%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
49%
400-499
10%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
30-36
21%
24-29
39%
18-23
32%
12-17
8%
30-36
7%
24-29
55%
18-23
30%
12-17
8%
30-36
17%
24-29
52%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (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 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,970
Declined + 1,190
Total Received 4,160

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
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ross Grippi
Director of Undergraduate Admission
P: 800 922-8953
F: 740 368-3314
owuadmit@owu.edu

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,326

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,500
Room $6,800
Board $5,630
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $59,670
Average Financial Aid - $36,326
Total with Avg. Aid $23,344
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 922-8953
F: 740 368-3306
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)
Athletics Director
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
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • 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

1,565

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,565
students

Female
53%
831

Male
47%
734

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,550
students

Female
54%
823

Male
46%
727

1%

15
students

Female
54%
8

Male
46%
7

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

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

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
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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

Kenneth Dunbar
Director of International Admission
740 368-3029
kcdunbar@owu.edu

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