Press Release

Higher Learning Commission

January 11, 2019 – by Ohio Wesleyan University

Public Invited to Comment on Ohio Wesleyan to Regional Accrediting Agency

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. All comments must be received by Feb. 4, 2019.

The university will host a visit March 4-5 from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The team will review Ohio Wesleyan’s ongoing ability to meet HLC criteria for accreditation. Ohio Wesleyan has been accredited by the organization since 1913.

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the university or its academic programs.

Comments may be submitted online at hlcommission.org/comment or by mail to the following address:

Public Comment on Ohio Wesleyan University
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The Higher Learning Commission is an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the 19-state North Central region, which includes Ohio.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more than 90 undergraduate majors and competes in 25 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through Ohio Wesleyan’s signature OWU Connection program, students integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives” and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.