1,600  Total Enrollment

47%  Male,  53%  Female

45  States and U.S. Territories

26  Countries

53%  Ohio resident students

30%  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.

11:1  Student-faculty ratio 

17  Average class size 

140  Full-time faculty

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

$44,430  Tuition

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

$11,950  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.

95% of 2017 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%  Percentage of OWU students who have at least two majors. That’s one of the highest percentages in the country

Majors and Minors

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


Ohio Wesleyan University has 23 varsity sports and is adding two more varsity sports in 2018: wrestling and rowing. OWU is a competitive member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference. 

805  Academic All-America® or All-America selections

2016-2017 conference championships  Men’s basketball and Men's indoor track & field

9  NCAC All-Sports Titles

152  NCAC Conference Titles, more than any other school in the conference

2016-2017 NCAC Coach of the Year  Awarded to track & field coach Kris Boey and men’s basketball coach Mike DeWitt, and men’s lacrosse coach Mike Plantholt

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, 15th largest city in the U.S.


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