The College of Wooster Rankings

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In the World#1842 of 14178
In North America#565 of 2629
In the United States#515 of 2528
In Ohio#18 of 91
In Wooster#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$28,209 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,942
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

The College of Wooster Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%51%58%
Applicants6,3523,1543,198
Admissions3,4721,6091,863
Freshmen enrolled full time543279264

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
320 or 59%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1380
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in The College of Wooster are 1150-1380 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
312 or 57%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in The College of Wooster are 24-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1175 (61%)
Nonresident Alien315 (16%)
Black or African American167 (9%)
Hispanic117 (6%)
Two or more races79 (4%)
Asian69 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown18 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,209/year
Average aid awarded
$35,748
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,942
$30-48K$18,208
$48-75K$20,798
$75-110K$25,786
$110K+$32,688

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$51,550
Tuition in-state$51,550
Tuition out-of-state$51,550
Fee in-district$450
Fee in-state$450
Fee out-of-state$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,981
Combined charge for room and board$12,250
Room charge$5,940
Meal charge$6,310

The College of Wooster Majors

MajorBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General39
Psychology, General35
Political Science and Government, General32
History, General31
English Language and Literature, General30
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology28
Mathematics, General24
Neuroscience20
Chemistry, General20
Business & Managerial Economics18
Computer Science15
Sociology14
Geology & Earth Science, General14
Philosophy14
Communication, General13
Economics, General12
Physics, General11
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General11
Anthropology10
Fine & Studio Arts, General9
International Relations and Affairs8
Archeology8
Music, General5
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Music Performance, General2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Russian Studies2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Music Theory and Composition1
German Studies1
French Studies1
Chinese Studies1
Urban Studies & Affairs1
Music Therapy & Therapist1
African Studies1
East Asian Studies1
Grand Total450
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%74%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,733
Citations
45,508

Publication count by topic

Biology
236
Psychology
225
Sociology
169
Geology
158
Chemistry
157
Political science
121
History
90
Physics
71
Computer science
63
Art
57
Economics
49
Mathematics
47
Geography
46
Philosophy
43
Medicine
28
Business
23
Materials science
22
Environmental science
19
Engineering
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History352896
Geology6436,931
Sociology7943,373
Political science8021,573
Psychology11608,740
Geography12171,306
Philosophy128055
Economics14441,419
Biology17258,667
Art173517
Physics18011,521
Environmental science18661,071
Chemistry23363,597
Business2394395
Computer science26281,153
Mathematics2932516
Materials science3499388
Engineering393196
Medicine4069299

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015119
199111151
199222160
199321210
199417228
199510256
199614228
199719257
199825287
199925301
200017371
200133377
200227421
200333635
200428729
200535760
200640937
2007421186
2008441438
2009411488
2010451810
2011702056
2012782197
2013702404
2014812825
2015932735
2016682835
2017823109
2018802755
2019923519
2020923803

General info

Alternative namesWooster
Founded1866
WikipediaCollege of Wooster
MottoScientia et religio ex uno fonte
Science and religion from one source
Colorsold gold, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff692
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, Ohio, 44691
United States
City population26,000
Phone3302632000
Fax+1 (330) 263 2621

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