College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio
4-year Private university

Overview

College of Wooster is a private institution established in 1866 with city setting located at Wooster. It is ranked 63 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $50,250. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#63 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Setting
Suburban
Location Wooster, Ohio
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1866
Selectivity Low
Size Small
1,980 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$64,000
Cost of Attendance
$24,131
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $50,250
Outstate Tuition Fee $50,250
Room and Board Fees $11,850
$45,400 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

58% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.66 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition Application

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

SAT/ACT scores submitted.

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
Feb
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Feb
15
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
--
--
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$42,174 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$34,309 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $64,000
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
95% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline February 15
Forms to be submitted CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, FAFSA, Institution's own financial aid form

Merit Scholarships

Available
Dean's Scholarship
Total Worth up to $32,000 per year
Eligibility Incoming Freshmen with overall academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, leadership, and personal merit
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship
Total Worth up to $34,000 per year
Eligibility African-American freshmen with overall academic achievement and leadership
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline November 1
College Scholar Award
Total Worth up to $34,000 per year
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline November 1

Other Scholarships

Music Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Separate application needed. Deadline: November 1. Awarded to incoming first-year students during their senior year of high school (transfers are not eligible) on the basis of music performance skills demonstrated at the audition or compositional skills evidenced by written scores. Recipients are not required to major or minor in music at Wooster. Those auditioning must perform in areas in which the College offers instruction.
Theater and Dance Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Separate application needed. Deadline: November 1. Awarded to first-year students (transfers not eligible) on the basis of acting, directing, playwriting, design and technology, or dance. Winners are not required to major or minor in Theatre and Dance at Wooster.

Students

1,980 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
86% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
77% Students graduate within 6 years