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The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

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Overview

The College of Wooster is a 4-year institution located in Wooster, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH  44691-2363
United States
Contact Ms. Jennifer Winge
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@wooster.edu
Phone: 330-263-2270
Fax: 330-263-2621

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Music Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,352
Applied
3,472
Accepted
1,936
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

3,198
Females Applied
1,863
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,154
Males Applied
1,609
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Minimun high school GPA
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 31st
Transfer July 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 580 680
SAT Math 570 700
ACT Composite 27 24 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,810
Private
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Fees

440
Full-time student fees
11,850
Room & board
5,750
Room only
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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

47,142
Avg. Financial Aid Package
48,431
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,353
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,084
Avg. Loan Aid
26,400
Avg. Grant Aid
35,524
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
93%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
45%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,936
Total Undergrad students
16%
International Students
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.94%
Black or African American 8.63%
White or Caucasian 60.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 3.67%
Two or more races 4.08%
Other 0.93%

Gender

Male (46.49%)
Female (54.08%)

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 99%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Winter Gala, Spring Fest and Scot Spirit Day

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities Checkmark
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More
coed fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Volunteer Network, International Student Association, Inter-Greek Council, Wooster Activities Crew and Women's Athletic and Recreation Association

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

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

217
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 173
Part-time - 44
Male - 106
Female - 111
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