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Ohio Wesleyan, founded in 1842, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Delaware, 20 miles north of Columbus.

Website: www.owu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,494
Undergraduate
Students
(56.0%) 837 Women
(44.0%) 657 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 4,281 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
600 average
530-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
605 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,010
Tuition and Fees
$47,130
Room and Board
$13,330
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$37,739
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,680
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
123
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Delaware Population
35,925 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Battling Bishops
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.5% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.7% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
6.9%
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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