Wittenberg University 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 Springfield, OH, which is a predominantly urban area. The school maintains a Lutheran Church in America affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Wittenberg University has a yearly student enrollment of over 1,900.
Areas of study available at Wittenberg University include but are not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- English Language And Literature
Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to this school earn an SAT score between 1020 to 1240, or an ACT score in a range of 22 to 28. Roughly 70 percent of all students that applied were admitted at Wittenberg University, with 22 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at www4.wittenberg.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $40,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's net price calculator to understand their cost of attendance. Housing is available for students and costs around $5,300 per year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided as grants or student loans.
The Wittenberg University "Tigers" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Students should visit the school's http://www.wittenberg.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Wittenberg University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Wittenberg University has a total student population of about 1,900, with undergraduate students making up about 99% 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
- Tuition is estimated to be around $41,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,200 to $1,500 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$25,266|
|Receiving Student Loans||93%||$8,321|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Wittenberg University may offer services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
Wittenberg University has an overall graduation rate which is around 63%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1931)
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2003)
Wittenberg University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in 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)
- Swimming and Diving
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 Wittenberg University 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
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Wittenberg University for official up-to-date information.