On Aug. 16, 2018, Ohio Wesleyan University welcomed the Class of 2022 during OWU’s 177th Convocation ceremony – with students from 16 countries and 37 U.S. states and commonwealths.

Class profile statistics

Gender Breakdown:                                    

  • 54% Female 
  • 46% Male 

Racial Breakdown:

  • 22% U.S. Multicultural 
  • 8% International students 
  • 30% Total Multicultural

SAT/ACT Scores*

SAT

  • Average (EBRW + Math) = 1191
  • Mid-50% range = 1063-1270
  • SAT EBRW average = 587
  • SAT math average = 587

ACT

  • Average = 26
  • Mid-50% range = 22-28

Class Rank and GPA:

  • Average GPA = 3.5
  • 22%** were in the top 10% of their high school class 

Geographic Breakdown:

  • 37 US States Represented (including DC, PR and VI)
  • 53% Ohio
  • States represented include Illinois (21), California (19), Pennsylvania (15), Florida (10), Michigan (10)
  • 16 Countries Represented (including U.S.)
  • Countries represented include Pakistan, China, Vietnam, and India

Primary Interest for Majors:

  • 8% Business Administration

  • 8% Pre-Medicine

  • 6% Zoology

  • 6% Psychology

  • 5% Biology

  • 5% Early Childhood Education

  • 3% Physics/Astrophysics/Engineering

  • 3% Politics & Government

  • 2% Health & Human Kinetics

  • 7% Undecided

Legacies:

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

* of those reporting scores
** of U.S. Freshmen reporting rank