1,563  Total Enrollment

46%  Male,  54%  Female

45  States and U.S. Territories

32  Countries

53%  Ohio resident students

32%  International and U.S. multicultural students 

First-year students


Ohio Wesleyan students consistently rate the faculty highly for quality of teaching, excitement about their academic disciplines, mentoring, commitment, and accessibility. 100% of full-time tenure-track faculty hold a Ph.D. or equivalent or are completing work toward the degree.

10:1  Student-faculty ratio 

17  Average class size 

138  Full-time faculty

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

$45,500  Tuition (2018-2019 academic year)

96% of OWU students receive merit-based and/or need-based financial aid

$12,430  Regular room and board

More than $40,000  The average package of merit-based and other financial aid for first-year students. $14 million awarded in OWU grants and scholarships annually to first-year students.

96% of 2018 OWU graduates responding to our survey report being employed and/or in graduate school.

81% of recent OWU graduates responding to our survey report working in their field of choice.

Ohio Wesleyan is test-optional for students who have a 3.0 or higher GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Over 90 Majors

27%  of OWU students personalize their program by completing two majors

Majors and Minors

Want more challenge? Our Honors Program delivers.
Dive into independent studies, research with faculty mentors, and Honors Tutorials. More information


Ohio Wesleyan University has 25 varsity sports, which includes recently added sports: wrestling and rowing. OWU is a competitive member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference. 

85  Scholar-athletes named to the NCAC Academic Honor Roll in 2017-18

1 Academic All-America® and 14 All-America selections in 2017-18

3 conference championships in 2017-18

9  NCAC All-Sports Titles

National Coach of the Year Three Times  Awarded to men's soccer coach Jay Martin who also is collegiate men’s soccer’s all-time winningest coach across all NCAA divisions


Delaware, Ohio  30 minutes from Columbus, 14th largest city in the U.S.


25  countries represented by Ohio Wesleyan's Class of 2022

34 countries represented by Ohio Wesleyan's student body (other than the U.S.)

Cameroon Canada Chile
China Colombia Congo
Cyprus Dominican Republic Ethiopia
Germany Ghana India
Indonesia Ivory Coast Japan
Kenya Liberia Malaysia
Mexico Mongolia Myanmar
Nepal Netherlands Nigeria
Pakistan Philippines Rwanda
Saudi Arabia South Korea Taiwan
Thailand Uganda United Kingdom