1,340  Total Enrollment

44.7%  Male, 55.2%  Female, 0.1% Gender Non-Binary

42  States and U.S. Territories

32  Countries

62%  Ohio resident students

28%  International and U.S. multicultural 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.

13:1 Student-faculty ratio

20%  Classes have fewer than 10 students

70%  Classes have fewer than 20 students

12 Average Class Size

97  Full-time faculty

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

$49,962  Tuition (2022-2023 academic year)

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

$13,745  Regular room and board (2022-2023 academic year)

$300  Student health fee (2022-2023 academic year)
$260  Student activity fee (WCSA, 2022-2023 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

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

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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 2020-21

4  All-America & 1 Academic All-America® selections in 2020-21

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.


97%  of 2021 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 2025; Top countries include India, Pakistan, Georgia, and South Korea

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

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cote D Ivoire
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Liberia
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Netherlands
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Peoples Republic of China
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Suriname
  • Taiwan
  • Uganda
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam