Ohio Wesleyan University


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Ohio


Ohio Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college's 200-acre is located 20 minutes north of Columbus, Ohio, in the town of Delaware. Ohio Wesleyan is one of the 40 colleges features in Loren Pope's well-regarded Colleges That Change Lives, and the school frequently does well in national rankings. OWU's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In athletics, the OWU Battling Bishops participate in the NCAA Division III North Coast Athletic Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Business, Economics, Fine Arts, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Zoology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1959
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1959
Faculty: 136

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware Ohio 43015


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Main Phone: 740-368-2000

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Applying to Transfer

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 29
English 22 30
Math 23 28
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 650
Math 510 650

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 70%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -70%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 1700

Room and Board: 9964

Tuition and Fees: 37820

Total Cost: 50684

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6148

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 55%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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