Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH

Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$41,476

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
24%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
66%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,184
Declined 208
Total Received 2,392
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Private

1,577

undergraduate students

42

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wittenberg University, founded in 1845, is a ELCA-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 114-acre campus is located in Springfield, 25 miles northeast of Dayton, and 40 miles from Columbus.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,619
Established in 1845
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church

114-acre campus in Springfield (population: 59,208), 25 miles from Dayton. Served by bus; major airport serves Dayton and Columbus (40 miles). School operates transportation to airport on certain occasions. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Columbus, Dayton
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dayton International

Wittenberg University
200 West Ward Street
Springfield, OH
45501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Senate
  • Union Board
  • Choirs
  • Weaver Chapel Association

Top Events

  • Celebration of Learning
  • Wittfest
  • Activity Fair
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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
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • crime prevention programs

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
24%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
66%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,184
Declined 208
Total Received 2,392

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
interview
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

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

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,044

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,630
Room & board $10,830
Additional fees $846
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,600
Total $54,906
Average Financial Aid - $5,044
Total with Avg. Aid $49,862
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cheerleading, crew, football, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, crew, football, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Golf, Ice hockey, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer Science
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,619

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,577
students

Female
55%
863

Male
45%
714

3%

42
students

Female
50%
21

Male
50%
21

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,504
students

Female
55%
816

Male
45%
688

5%

73
students

Female
65%
47

Male
35%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 58%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

34

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
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

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

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

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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