1,426 Total Enrollment
45% Male, 55% Female
44 States and U.S. Territories
60% Ohio resident students
27% 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.
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
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 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.)
|Congo||Cote d’Ivoire||Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)|
|Dominican Republic||Ethiopia||The Gambia|
|Pakistan||People’s Republic of China||Russia|
|Rwanda||South Korea (Republic of Korea)||Taiwan (Republic of China)|