When you explore Ohio Wesleyan, you'll see obvious reasons why OWU stands out. Visit OWU and see:

  • Small classes with back-and-forth conversation the student-faculty ratio is 10:1.
  • Opportunities beyond those at other small colleges: 90 majors, 25 varsity sports, global travel, internships, mentored research, even a marching band. Explore The OWU Connection!
  • A friendly, thriving hometown of Delaware, just 25 miles from Columbus, America's 14th-largest city.
  • Outstanding academic programs in the sciences, arts, humanities, and business, where in the past three years, 92%-97% of new graduates were shortly in jobs or grad school.
  • Generous scholarship opportunities. Our new Branch Rickey Scholarship upholds our belief that if you have the ability to succeed in college, you should have the opportunity.

Look deeper. You'll see a community where the heart of learning is connection. That's our belief, our commitment, our campus culture.

It's the Oh-Wooo spirit.

This is a supportive campus where students work and learn in partnership with their professors, coaches, advisors, and fellow students. This is a campus of cooperation, not competition. Colleges That Change Lives says, "OWU's culture is defined by warmth and helpfulness."

OWU By the Numbers

91% of 2019 Grads had an OWU Connection Experience

Nine out of ten 2019 graduates had at least one OWU Connection Experience during their four years. Experiences include research, internships, community service, travel-learning, and semester study-away programs.

The OWU Connection