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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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.

Official website Visit website
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
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-preparatory 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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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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