Ohio Wesleyan University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

75 South Sandusky Street

Delaware, OH 43015-2398

(740) 368-3020

(800) 922-8953

Fax: (740) 368-3314

Contact: Carol DelPropost

Assistant Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid
Main Address

61 South Sandusky Street

Delaware, OH 43015

(800) 922-8953


Total undergrads: 1,960

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 570

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,947


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Botany B
Genetics B
Microbiology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business/Managerial Economics B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Latin Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pre-Ministerial Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ohio Wesleyan University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (740) 368-2000
Website: www.owu.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: admission.owu.edu/applyToOWU.html
Address: 61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH 43015-2370
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,561
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,561 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $45,760
Out-of-state Tuition: $45,760
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $31,923

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Ohio Wesleyan University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 8
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 6
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 5
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 7
Grand total 78

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ohio Wesleyan University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $45,760
Out-of-state $45,760
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 447 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 447 100% $31,923
Student loan aid 308 69% $8,228

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,542 99% $31,489
Federal student loans 1,014 65% $7,001

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ohio Wesleyan University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ohio Wesleyan University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,705 2,322 2,383
Percent admitted 100% 65% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 9% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ohio Wesleyan University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,561
Undergraduate enrollment 1,561
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ohio Wesleyan University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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