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Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN
Wabash, founded in 1832, is a private, liberal arts college for men. Its 55-acre campus is located in Crawfordsville, 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational No, men only
Undergraduate Students 842
   Women Not reported
   Men 842 (100.0%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 63% of 1,284 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.66 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 418 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 394 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 18 average
23-28 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 $53,150
  Tuition and Fees $41,050
  Room and Board $9,600
Average Percent of Need Met 94%
Average Freshman Award $36,118
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 80
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Crawfordsville Population 15,995
Nearest Metropolitan Area Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Fraternities 65% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
8.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.3% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students 6.8% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning 92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 63.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 63%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 22.0%