The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH, USA
3.69 Average Rating

Founded by a Presbyterian minister, the College of Wooster is a 4-year liberal arts college in northeast Ohio. Wooster grants bachelor’s degrees in 44 academic majors and every student’s academic career begins with a First-Year Seminar focusing on college-level writing skills. As a graduation requirement, every student is required to complete a faculty-mentored Independent Study research project. For musically inclined students, Wooster is home to two choirs, a symphony orchestra, and a symphonic band.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
31%
Out of State Students
69%
0
100
58%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1264
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,980
Total Number of Undergrads
1,980
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
70%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
76%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,131
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$50,250
Out-of-State Tuition
$50,250
0
100
49%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$43,407
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
50%
50%
Student Organizations
125
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Cleveland
Washington
New York
Columbus
Boston
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
95%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.69 Average Rating
Wooster has incredible professors that are always available and willing to help students. The students are smart and hard working individuals that know where and what they would like to be doing in life. The campus is social enough to be fun however education is always first with the students.
Jeff from Parker, CO
The College of Wooster is a school that is dedicated to educating it's students. The campus is beautiful and the students are some of the friendliest around! There is never a dull moment here since there is so many activities happening on campus daily and the city is just a short walk away.
Sarah from Alliance, OH

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