Ohio Wesleyan University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,430

1.51% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,005

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.96%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.4%

4,160 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,560

99% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

69.6%

336 Graduates

About

Ohio Wesleyan University is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ohio Wesleyan University were General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), Business & Managerial Economics (38 degrees), and Zoology (35 degrees).

In 2017, 490 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio Wesleyan University. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (347 degrees), 12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Wesleyan University is $44,430, which is $19,236 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Wesleyan University is $44,430, which is $19,236 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,005.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,430

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Ohio Wesleyan University was $44,430. The cost of tuition at Ohio Wesleyan University is $19,236 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$28,005

2017 Value

0.136%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Ohio Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,005. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Ohio Wesleyan University grew by 0.136%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,385

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio Wesleyan University was of $9,385 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Ohio Wesleyan University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.96%

2016 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio Wesleyan University was 2.96%, which represents 13 out of the 439 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Ohio Wesleyan University received 4,160 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.897% annual growth. Out of those 4,160 applicants, 2,970 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,560 students enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ohio Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,970

Accepted Out of 4,160

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ohio Wesleyan University was 71.4% (2,970 admissions from 4,160 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.897%, while admissions grew by 0.678%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Ohio Wesleyan University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ohio Wesleyan University has a total enrollment of 1,560 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Wesleyan University is 1,545 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.2% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 5.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.68% Two or More Races, 3.27% Asian, 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.128% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.3%), followed by White Male (31.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,560 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Wesleyan University is 1,545 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ohio Wesleyan University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Ohio Wesleyan University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,064

  2. Black or African American

    159

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    87

The enrolled student population at Ohio Wesleyan University is 68.2% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 5.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.68% Two or More Races, 3.27% Asian, 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.128% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 45 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 80 more women than men received degrees from Ohio Wesleyan University. The majority of degree recipients at Ohio Wesleyan University are white (347 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio Wesleyan University is General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), followed by Business & Managerial Economics (38 degrees) and Zoology (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ohio Wesleyan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (19 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are Physicians (399,616 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (165,743 people), Postsecondary teachers (158,381 people), Other managers (132,396 people), and Registered nurses (83,246 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Biology (76 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Biology (76 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (507,719 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (357,198 people), Elementary & secondary schools (309,311 people), Offices of physicians (187,893 people), and Scientific research & development services (117,079 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Wesleyan University are Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Biology (76 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio Wesleyan University was General Psychology with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 205

  2. 285

In 2017, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Wesleyan University, which is 0.719 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (285).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Wesleyan University in Business & Managerial Economics, which is 3.22 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio Wesleyan University in General Psychology, which is 3.42 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 64% of students graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio Wesleyan University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.49% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    347 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio Wesleyan University is white (347 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

1.22% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    204 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    143 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio Wesleyan University is white female (204 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (143 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $221M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28.1M (12.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Ohio Wesleyan University had a total salary expenditure of $70M. Ohio Wesleyan University employs 63 Professors, 45 Associate professors, and 31 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ohio Wesleyan University are Male Professors (46), Female Associate professors(23), and Male Associate professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Wesleyan University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 68 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$221M

2017 Endowment

9.77%

growth from 2016

Ohio Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $221M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio Wesleyan University grew 9.77% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $184M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.24M - Federal

  2. $470k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Ohio Wesleyan University received $3.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $470k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.3M

2017 Salaries

2.35%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Ohio Wesleyan University paid a median of $27.3M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($70M) and a 2.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.14% decline from 2015 and a 4.95% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.9M

Instructional Salaries

141

Number of Employees

In 2017, Ohio Wesleyan University paid a total of $10.9M to 141 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

63 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

68 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio Wesleyan University were Professor with 63 employees; Associate professor with 45 employees; and Associate professor with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Wesleyan University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; and Management with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio Wesleyan University was Male Professor with 46 employees, Female Associate professor with 23 employees, and Male Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ohio Wesleyan University.

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