1,650  Total Enrollment

48%  Male,  52%  Female

47  States and U.S. Territories

32  Countries

53%  Ohio resident students

34%  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 

146  Full-time faculty

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

$43,770  Tuition

97% of OWU students receive merit-based and/or need-based financial aid

$11,770  Regular room and board

More than $37,000  The average package of merit-based and other financial aid for first-year students. $13 million awarded in OWU grants and scholarships annually to first-year students.

94% of 2015 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.

Nearly 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

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Ohio Wesleyan University has 23 varsity sports and is a competitive member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference. Seventy-five percent of OWU students participate in a number of varsity, intramural, and club sports.

768  Academic All-America® or All-America selections

2014-2015 conference championships  Men’s soccer, women’s indoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field, men’s basketball, and men’s lacrosse

9  NCAC All-Sports Titles

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

2014-2015 NCAC Coach of the Year  Awarded to track & field coach Kris Boey, 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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