1,426  Total Enrollment

45%  Male, 55%  Female

44  States and U.S. Territories

28  Countries

60%  Ohio resident students

27%  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

15  Average class size

113  Full-time faculty

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

$46,870  Tuition (2020-2021 academic year)
$48,272  Tuition (2021-2022 academic year)

99%  of OWU students receive merit-based and/or need-based financial aid

$12,696  Regular room and board (2020-2021 academic year)
$13,288  Regular room and board (2021-2022 academic year)

$300  Student health fee (2021-2022 academic year)
$260  Student activity fee (WCSA, 2021-2022 academic year)

$45,166  is the average package of merit-based and other financial aid for first-year students. $15 million awarded in OWU grants and scholarships annually to first-year students. (2020-2021 academic year)


Opportunities beyond those at other small colleges with more than 70 majors

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

Majors and Minors

91%  of recent grads had at least one OWU Connection Experience.

The OWU Connection

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Ohio Wesleyan University has 24 varsity sports. OWU is a competitive member of the NCAA Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference.

37%  of student body are varsity athletes.

84  Scholar-athletes named to the NCAC Academic Honor Roll in 2019-20

4  All-America & 2 Academic All-America® selections in 2019-20

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.


95%  of 2019 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 all students.


12  countries represented by Ohio Wesleyan’s Class of 2024

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

Australia Brazil Canada
Congo Cote d’Ivoire Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
Dominican Republic Ethiopia The Gambia
Georgia Germany Ghana
Haiti India Japan
Kenya Kyrgyzstan Liberia
Malaysia Mexico Myanmar
Nepal Netherlands Nigeria
Pakistan People’s Republic of China Russia
Rwanda South Korea (Republic of Korea) Taiwan (Republic of China)
Thailand Uganda Vietnam