Tuition & Fees

$50,250

$50,250

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,169
Declined + 2,446
Total Received 5,615
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Private (nonprofit)

1,980

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Political Science
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 1134
ACT 3260

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School Facts

The College of Wooster, founded in 1866, is an independent liberal arts college with an innovative curriculum that emphasizes independent learning. Its 240-acre campus is located in Wooster, OH, 55 miles southwest of Cleveland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,980
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
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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Wooster, OH

240-acre campus in Wooster (population: 27,023), 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.

The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
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

 
4 fraternities 14% of male students
 
7 sororities 17% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
45%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
37%
500-599
35%
400-499
14%
300-399
5%
700-800
9%
600-699
40%
500-599
42%
400-499
7%
300-399
2%
700-800
13%
600-699
39%
500-599
35%
400-499
11%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
37%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
57%
18-23
24%
12-17
3%
30-36
26%
24-29
52%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,169
Declined + 2,446
Total Received 5,615

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Winge
Director of Admissions
P: 800 877-9905
F: 330 263-2621
admissions@wooster.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 877-3688
F: 330 263-2634
financialaid@wooster.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Dana Kennedy
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@wooster.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Equestrian Sports, Ice Hockey, Quidditch, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Equestrian Sports, Ice Hockey, Quidditch, Rugby, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobics, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Broomball, Cricket, Cycling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Kickboxing, Quidditch, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Keith Beckett (men's)
Chair, Department Of Physical Education, Athletics, And Recreation
email

Brenda Meese (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Coast Athletic Conference
Mascot
Scottie
School colors
black and old gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Economics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Studies
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Geoscience
French
Geology
German
History
International Relations
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music History/Literature
Music Theory/Composition
Music Therapy
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Student Planned Major
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre/Dance
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Political Science
  2. Psychology
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,980

total students

37%

in-state

63%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,980
students

Female
55%
1,082

Male
45%
898

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,962
students

Female
55%
1,069

Male
45%
893

1%

18
students

Female
73%
13

Male
27%
5

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Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
India
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Reon Sines-Sheaff
Director of International Admissions
330 263-2001
rsines-sheaff@wooster.edu

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