Description

The Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio, is a diverse, supportive community of students, faculty and staff that encourage one another to discover and pursue their passions. The school offers comprehensive liberal arts programs and specializes in its senior-year Independent Research project, which is an in-depth project of inquiry or creative expression.

The college makes student life exciting by hosting a wide variety of lectures, concerts, theatre productions and dance performances, which are open to the community in addition to students. More than 600 students participate in the Wooster Volunteer Network, an organization that coordinates more than 25 student programs that work with Habitat for Humanity, Wayne County Humane Society and more.

Academics at the school include undergraduate degrees in diverse fields like African Studies, Theatre and Dance, Urban Studies and Communication Sciences and Disorders. The school also offers extensive research opportunities through the Applied Mathematics Research Experience or Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Admissions require students to submit a common application and Wooster supplement, counselor evaluation, official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores, personal essay and teacher evaluation. Students who apply through the Wooster Web Application do not have to submit a teacher evaluation.

Financial aid is available for eligible students through academic and need-based institutional scholarships, federal grants, loans and work-study programs.

Quick Facts about The College of Wooster

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Fighting Scots

Website

www.wooster.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$38,000

Out-of-State Tuition

$38,000

Retention Rate

89%

Enrollment

1,800

Year Established

1866

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,800
Freshman Class
624
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,800

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
89%
Part-Time
11%

Gender of Students

Women
56%
Men
44%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
10%
Caucasian
84%
Asian
3%

International Students

International
5%
Domestic
95%

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