On Aug. 17, 2020, Ohio Wesleyan University welcomed the Class of 2024 during OWU’s 179th Convocation ceremony – with students from 12 countries and 32 U.S. states and commonwealths.

Class profile statistics

Gender Breakdown                                 

  • 53% Female 
  • 47% Male 

Racial Breakdown

  • 22% U.S. Multicultural 
  • 4% International students 
  • 26% Total Multicultural

SAT/ACT Scores

SAT (104 reporting)

  • Average (EBRW + Math) = 1209
  • Mid-50% range = 1110-1323
  • SAT EBRW average = 603
  • SAT Math average = 605

ACT (236 reporting)

  • Average = 26
  • Mid-50% range = 23-29

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Class Rank and GPA

  • Average GPA = 3.64
  • 26%* were in the top 10% of their high school class 

Geographic Breakdown

  • 32 U.S. States and territories represented (including Puerto Rico)
  • 59% Ohio
  • States represented include Pennsylvania (15), California (11), Illinois(11), Massachusetts (11), Maryland (10), and New Jersey (10)
  • 12 Countries Represented (including U.S.)
  • Countries represented include India (5), Pakistan (3), Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Japan, Morocco, Myanmar, Paraguay, South Korea, Vietnam (1)

Primary Interest for Majors

  • 8% Business Administration
  • 7% Zoology
  • 6% Pre-Medicine
  • 6% Psychology
  • 4% Biology
  • 3% Education
  • 3% HHK Exercise Science
  • 3% Accounting
  • 3% Zoology Pre-Professional
  • 9% Undecided

Legacies

  • 29 students have a parent or grandparent who graduated from OWU
  • 24 additional students have other relatives who graduated from OWU

* of U.S. Freshmen reporting rank