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Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH
University Website: www.owu.edu/
Apply Online: admission.owu.edu/applyToOWU.html
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Ohio Wesleyan University (also known as Wesleyan or OWU) is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohio residents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five — a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and maintained that the university "is forever to be conducted on the most liberal principles." In this capacity, Ohio Wesleyan has espoused internationalism and community activism.

The 200-acre (81 ha) site is 27 miles (44 km) north of Columbus, Ohio. It includes the main academic and residential campus, the Perkins Observatory, and the Kraus Wilderness Preserve.

In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan had the eleventh highest percentage of international students among liberal arts colleges for the seventeenth straight year.U.S. News & World Report ranked Ohio Wesleyan in tier 1 among U.S. liberal arts colleges in its 2010 edition. Notable alumni include former U.S. Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks, First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes (wife of U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes), theologian and author Norman Vincent Peale, baseball executive Branch Rickey, and Nobel Laureate Frank Sherwood Rowland.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $37,580.00 avg tuition

61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015-2370
(740) 368-2000

Apply online Admissions:
admission.owu.edu/
Financial Aid:
finaid.owu.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Ohio Wesleyan University

Statistics:
Applied 4,226
Admitted 2,951 70%
Enrolled total 483
Full Time: 483
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 650
SAT Math 510 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 29
ACT English 22 30
ACT Math 23 28
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 51%
6-year graduation rate 60%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Ohio Wesleyan University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $37,580.00 $37,580.00 $37,580.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $240.00 $240.00 $240.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $4,080.00 $4,080.00 $4,080.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,964.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,700.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $23,081.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 61%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,913.00

Ohio Wesleyan University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
East Asian Studies X
German Studies X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Botany/Plant Biology X
Genetics, General X
Microbiology, General X
Neuroscience X
Zoology/Animal Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business/Managerial Economics X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Pre-Dentistry Studies X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Pre-Optometry Studies X
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies X
HISTORY
History, General X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Pre-Law Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
International/Global Studies X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astrophysics X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
Physics, Other X
Planetary Astronomy and Science X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Ohio

Name Amount Deadline
John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship $3,500 February 15, 2017
Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship Up to $5,000 January 13, 2017
Donald F. Hastings Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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