Ohio Wesleyan University: Ranking & Review

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Delaware
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United States
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World
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16382221
Top 14%

Ohio Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%67%75%
Applicants4,1601,9762,184
Admissions2,9701,3301,640
Enrolled undergraduates448208240
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,560731829

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Ohio Wesleyan University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$60,350$60,350
Off-campus$54,390$54,390
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,460 and other expenses per full academic year.

Ohio Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,581 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$44,430$44,430
Fees for full-time undergraduates$260$260
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$4,820$4,820

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5555
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5454
Social Sciences4040
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3838
Psychology3232
Visual and Performing Arts2727
Education2020
English Language and Literature & Letters1616
Physical Sciences1515
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1212
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1111
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
History1010
Natural Resources and Conservation88
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs66
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Mathematics and Statistics44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total379379

A total of 379 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ohio Wesleyan University.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%66%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

General info

Alternative namesOWU
Founded1842
MottoIn lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In Thy light shall we see light
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff452
Instructional FTE176
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.owu.edu
Address61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, Ohio, 43015-2370
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population35,000
Phone7403682000
Fax+1 (740) 368 3314

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