61 South Sandusky StreetDelaware, OH 43015 740-368-3020
http://web.owu.edu owuadmit@owu.edu
About Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 200 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,976
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 41%
  • Avg. Book Exp. $2,402
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $34,570
  • Room and Board $8,030
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,960
FOUNDED BY METHODISTS in 1842, OWU maintains an active affiliation with The United Methodist Church but is recognized nationally for welcoming students of all religious faiths. The University provides support for all denominations and coordinates an active program of social action and community service. Today, you’ll find that more than 80 percent of your OWU friends and classmates participate in volunteerism and community service. If you’re passionate about helping others, OWU is the place for you.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 26%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Chi Gamma Nu, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Mortar Board, Mu Phi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Phi Society, Pi Kappa Lamb
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Weekend, Monnett Weekend, Orchesis, Performing Arts Series, President's Ball, Sagan National Colloquium, Rafiki Wa Afrika Mini Fest, Student Spring Art Show, Black Family Weekend, Eating Disorders Week, Fresh X, Greek Week, Hip Hop Week, PRIDE W
  • Number of frats 10
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Men of the Future, Horizons International, House of Black Culture, International House, Modern Foreign Languages House, Rafiki Wa Afrika, Sangam, Sisters United, Student Union on Black Awareness, Tauheed, VIVA, Amnest
  • Number of sororities 7
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations 24%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 39%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Border Witness Program, B'nai B'rith Hillel Chapter, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Committee on Religious Life (interfaith), Jubilee Committee, Kappa Phi (Christian women), Methodist Student Movement, Newman Community,
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbus, OH (20), Dayton, OH (80)
  • Distance to nearest train Columbus, OH (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Delaware, OH (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 40%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 24%
  • Number of students using college housing 83%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (67%), women's dorms (12%), fraternity housing (13%), apartment for single students (1%), special housing for international students (1%), other housing options (6%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 28%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 10%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 442,843
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Ross Museum (ART), Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship, Student Observatory, Perkins Observatory, Scanning Electron Microscope, Nine-inch refractor telescope, Science Center, Krauss Nature Preserve
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 7,949
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 114,872
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,704
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 19,075
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,600
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Kinnison Music Library, Hobson Science Library, Walt Whitman Collection, Spanish War Collection, Presidential Elections Collection, Archives of Ohio United Methodism, Ohio Wesleyan University Historical Collection, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Artifacts
  • Online Course Registration Available No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs MBNA America, CSI International, Ohio House of Representatives, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase, US Peace Corps, Americorps, Columbus Public Schools, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Fifth Third Bank, United States Air Force, James Cancer Hospital, National
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Capital University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 50%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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