Ohio Wesleyan University Rankings

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In the World#1605 of 14178
In North America#503 of 2629
In the United States#457 of 2528
In Ohio#17 of 91
In Delaware#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
67%
Avg. cost to attend
$27,242 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,494
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
owu.edu

Ohio Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%61%73%
Applicants4,2812,0872,194
Admissions2,8811,2701,611
Freshmen enrolled full time401176225

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1035 (69%)
Black or African American121 (8%)
Nonresident Alien103 (7%)
Hispanic89 (6%)
Two or more races71 (5%)
Asian48 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown24 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,242/year
Average aid awarded
$33,663
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,679
$30-48K$21,466
$48-75K$22,111
$75-110K$24,940
$110K+$31,129

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$46,870
Tuition in-state$46,870
Tuition out-of-state$46,870
Fee in-district$260
Fee in-state$260
Fee out-of-state$260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,463
Combined charge for room and board$13,330
Room charge$7,000
Meal charge$6,330

Ohio Wesleyan University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Psychology, General22
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science13
Political Science and Government, General13
Business Administration and Management, General12
Zoology & Animal Biology11
Neuroscience10
Art & Art Studies, General10
Accounting and Finance10
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General9
Accounting9
Sociology9
Creative Writing9
Economics, General8
English Language and Literature, General8
Business & Managerial Economics8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Elementary Education and Teaching7
Spanish Language and Literature6
Environmental Studies6
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies6
Genetics, General6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
Physics, General5
History, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Microbiology, General4
Environmental Science4
Comparative Literature4
Geography3
Journalism3
History Teacher Education3
Communication, General3
French Language and Literature3
International & Global Studies3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other3
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies3
Dance, General2
Biochemistry2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Chemistry, General2
East Asian Studies2
Pre-Law Studies2
Computer Science2
Women's Studies2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Astrophysics1
Human Nutrition1
Music Performance, General1
Planetary Astronomy and Science1
Music, General1
Film & Cinema & Video Studies1
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies1
German Studies1
Botany & Plant Biology1
Grand Total299
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%61%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
814
Citations
22,284

Publication count by topic

Biology
177
Psychology
103
Political science
64
Art
51
Sociology
47
History
46
Physics
38
Mathematics
36
Philosophy
35
Medicine
29
Geology
28
Chemistry
26
Economics
21
Computer science
20
Geography
18
Business
13
Engineering
11
Environmental science
11
Materials science
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History1030117
Sociology12891,109
Psychology13026,670
Political science1309515
Philosophy140539
Geology1544739
Biology16839,138
Art193212
Environmental science2057816
Economics2209408
Physics2513444
Geography2551196
Business3058168
Medicine3129836
Mathematics3585230
Chemistry4435232
Computer science4484137
Engineering496217
Materials science57133

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903110
19911098
199212100
19938141
19947109
199511137
19968274
199710164
19988164
199911170
200010201
20018203
20029280
200310310
200410359
200519448
200619567
200714628
200822836
200924984
2010161001
2011281101
2012341247
2013401264
2014361492
2015411365
2016331242
2017421329
2018251285
2019321251
2020271397

General info

Alternative namesOWU
Founded1842
WikipediaOhio Wesleyan University
MottoIn lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In Thy light shall we see light
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff427
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, Ohio, 43015-2370
United States
City population35,000
Phone7403682000
Fax+1 (740) 368 3314

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