The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$50,250

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

10.3

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,472
Declined 2,880
Total Received 6,352
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Private

1,936

undergraduate students

11

graduate students

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240-acre campus in Wooster (population: 26,618), 55 miles from Cleveland. Served by bus; major airport serves Cleveland; smaller airport serves Akron (25 miles); train serves Canton (35 miles). School operates transportation to Akron, Cleveland, and to airports.

  • Metropolitan area: Cleveland
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cleveland Hopkins International

The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster
44691

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
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

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer Network
  • International Student Association
  • Inter-Greek Council
  • Wooster Activities Crew
  • Women's Athletic and Recreation Association

Top Events

  • Winter Gala
  • Spring Fest
  • Scot Spirit Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
92%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
48%
500-599
28%
400-499
5%
700-800
28%
600-699
37%
500-599
30%
400-499
4%
30-36
32%
24-29
43%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,472
Declined 2,880
Total Received 6,352

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Fencing

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Archeology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad

1,947

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,936
students

Female
54%
1,047

Male
46%
900

1%

11
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,934
students

Female
54%
1,039

Male
46%
895

1%

13
students

Female
62%
8

Male
38%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 75%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

9

Transfer students enrolled

0%

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

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately 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
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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