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Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH
Wittenberg, founded in 1845, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 71-acre campus is located in Springfield, 25 miles northeast of Dayton.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,960
   Women 1,088 (55.5%)
   Men 872 (44.5%)
Graduate Students 28
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 78% of 6,906 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline March 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.40
SAT Math 554 average
490-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 561 average
490-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $51,216
  Tuition and Fees $38,090
  Room and Board $10,126
Average Percent of Need Met 80%
Average Freshman Award $28,689
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 122
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Springfield Population 60,147
Nearest Metropolitan Area Columbus, Dayton
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 86% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Tiger
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.8% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students 1.2% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning 78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 61.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported