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

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

1,494

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,494
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Port Columbus International

Ohio Wesleyan University
61 South Sandusky Street
Delaware
43015

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

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%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.54

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Squash, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Squash, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Animal Genetics
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Genetics, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Latin American Studies
Latin Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology Teacher Education
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Small Business Administration/Management
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 59%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
8%
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

27

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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