The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$54,000

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,645
Declined 1,937
Total Received 5,582
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Private

2,128

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,128
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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
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
46%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,645
Declined 1,937
Total Received 5,582

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$34,910

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,550
Room $6,190
Board $6,560
Additional fees $450
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $67,750
Average Financial Aid - $34,910
Total with Avg. Aid $32,840

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Coast Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Archeology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Studies.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Science.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Geosciences.
Environmental Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Studies.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
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.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theatre and Dance.
Urban Studies/Affairs.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Political Science
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

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

2,128

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,128
students

Female
54%
1,157

Male
46%
971

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,972
students

Female
54%
1,056

Male
46%
916

7%

156
students

Female
65%
101

Male
35%
55

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Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
India
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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