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Ohio Wesleyan University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$53,940 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,250 tuition
$11,130 on campus room & board
$2,300 books
$260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$53,940 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,250 tuition
$11,130 on campus room & board
$2,300 books
$260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$22,200 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
25% get federal aid ($5,750 avg)
12% get state aid ($1,951 avg)
95% get institn'l aid ($22,200 avg)
76% get loans ($5,535 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.01% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.01% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$14,257,678
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $26,952 99%
Federal Grant Aid $5,750 25%
Pell Grants $4,122 24%
Other Federal Grants $868 24%
Institution Grant Aid $22,200 95%
State Grant Aid $1,951 12%
Student Loans $5,535 76%
Federal Loans $6,078 63%
Other Loans $10,934 10%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$19,000 Y Y N
$25,000 Y Y N
- Y Y N
- Y Y Y N
$22,000 Y Y N
- Y Y N
- Y Y N
$28,000 Y Y N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: June 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Ohio Wesleyan University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015-2370
(740) 368-2000
http://finaid.owu.edu/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $4,370
Out of State $4,370

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Anonymous
  • May-06-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The US Department of Agriculture cited Ohio Wesleyan during an April inspection for inaccurate reporting, failure to review its procedures, and failing to document that it searched for less-invasive methods of conducting the experiments. The university caused traumatic spinal cord injuries to 40 guinea pigs over the course of 2013 and 2014. The USDA states: There was no documentation that a mandatory review of the program is being conducted and that one such semi-annual review hadn't been filed since 2012. Ohio Wesleyan failed to accurately report on what animals it was using to conduct experiments. The new administrator in charge of the program was not aware that this was a requirement! They didn't even mention using guinea pigs. It clearly appears that someone at Ohio Wesleyan is essentially asleep at the wheel. They should also be cited for unqualified personnel for the administration doesn't even know what they are supposed to be doing. These projects should be shut down immediately!

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  • Emily from Amherst, OH
  • Dec-25-2014 I am a current student here

    As long as you plan your schedule right and take close to the maximum credits allowed, there's plenty of bang for your buck. The bang, however, is really up to each student to find because no one can tell you the best way for you to make the most of your experiences at OWU.

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  • Alescia at Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Sep-18-2013 I am a current student here

    No matter where you go, college is always going to be a big adjustment, because there will always be challenges/obstacles: environmental, class courses, peers, etc. I'm the only child from a big city, and decided to go to a small, diverse, liberal arts college. I do not regret this decision one bit, because I like the caring atmosphere and enjoy the personal relationships that I'm creating, along my journey.

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