69%

Acceptance Rate

$31,923

Avg.Financial Aid

003109

FAFSA Code

About Ohio Wesleyan University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,561

Website

www.owu.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Ohio Wesleyan University which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Delaware, OH. Ohio Wesleyan University occupies a total area of about 200 acres. Ohio Wesleyan University was founded in the year 1842. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Ohio Wesleyan University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is In lumine tuo videbimus lumen (Latin) and its official colors are red and black. Taking into account all the courses offered at Ohio Wesleyan University, the total enrolment stands at 1,494. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 149 faculty. At Ohio Wesleyan University, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at OWU, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. In its 178 years of existence, OWU has produced several known personalities like Wendie Malick (Fashion Model, Actor), Patricia Wettig (Film Producer, Actor), Jon Whitcomb (Illustrator), and Norman Vincent Peale (Author, Pastor). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 52 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). $239 million (2018) is the total value of endowment of the Ohio Wesleyan University.

Location & Contact

Address

61 S Sandusky Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7403682000
Fax: 7403683007
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Ohio Wesleyan University has been ranked at the 462nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Mar

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at OWU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $35. As a general rule, securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, at Ohio Wesleyan University, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015-2370. To gather more information, they can call them at (740) 368-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$27,857

Average Annual Cost

$45,500

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$260

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,950

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,700

Total One Year Cost

$61,910

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to OWU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $59,945. The average annual tuition cost ($47,130), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($13,330), and budget for other expenses ($1,700) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$156

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

53 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

40 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

38 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

35 Graduates

Political Science and Government

24 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Biology, General

15 Graduates

International/Global Studies

15 Graduates

Sociology

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

13 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

10 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Journalism

9 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

7 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Genetics

4 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Public Health

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

3 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

3 Graduates

Dance

3 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

2 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,561

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

2% Unknown

9% Black

6% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

38%

Out Of State

54%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,246 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,880/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,150/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,150/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Battling Bishops

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

North Coast Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

297

Total Female Athletes

170

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

19

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,330 per year for living on campus. The students at Ohio Wesleyan University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,150 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$270 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$31,923

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,244

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,858

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,363

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$38,772

$30K - $48K

$38,271

$48K - $75K

$34,931

$75K - $110K

$33,391

> $110K

$27,586

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,554

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,529,887

The financial aid department of Ohio Wesleyan University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,203, whereas the financial aid is $31,609. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,892 as well as institutional aid worth $31,609. At OWU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,554 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $10,529,887.

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