1,565
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,326
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Ohio Wesleyan University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

Ohio Wesleyan University is a 4-year institution located in Delaware, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 61 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH  43015
United States
Contact Ms. Alisha Couch
Director of Admission
Email: amcouch@owu.edu
Phone: 740-368-3099
Fax: 740-368-3314

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Genetics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Small Business Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Latin Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Psychology Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Related Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,160
Applied
2,970
Accepted
1,565
Enrolled
71%
Female icon

Female Admissions

2,184
Females Applied
1,640
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

1,976
Males Applied
1,330
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported
Early decision plan November 15th December 1st
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 640
SAT Math 510 630
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

45,500
Fees icon

Fees

260
Full-time student fees
12,430
Room & board
6,800
Room only
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,326
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,981
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,252
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,850
Avg. Loan Aid
23,369
Avg. Grant Aid
30,716
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,565
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.6%
Black or African American 10.3%
White or Caucasian 68.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 3.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 4.76%
Other 2.32%

Gender

Male (46.9%)
Female (53.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 86%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

208
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 137
Part-time - 71
Male - 118
Female - 90