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The College of Wooster (Wooster)

1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, OH

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The College of Wooster is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Wooster, OH, which is a predominantly rural area. Enrollment at The College of Wooster exceeds two thousand yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • English Language And Literature
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions to The College of Wooster. A score in a range of 1650 - 1980 on the SAT, or 24 - 30 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. An estimated 60% of all applicant were admitted at this school, with 19% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $42,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Housing is available for students, which costs about $4,700 for the year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at The College of Wooster through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants The College of Wooster accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at The College of Wooster is around 2,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $45,000-$53,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,400 to $1,700 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$27,462
Receiving Student Loans55%$6,676
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, The College of Wooster may provide services to students like:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

With a high graduation rate of around 75%, The College of Wooster is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years70%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years0.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1947)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2010)

Intercollegiate Athletics

The College of Wooster is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (North Coast Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (North Coast Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by The College of Wooster by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    55.29%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    99%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    12:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $26,496