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Ohio Wesleyan University Students are

  • Collaborative
  • Engaged
  • Experiential
  • Friendly
  • Supportive
  • Flexible
  • Global
  • Forward Thinkers
  • Impactful

About Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan’s goal is to provide every student with transformational experiences that will prepare them for the causes, careers, and graduate school opportunities they want to pursue. We do this through close relationships with faculty-mentors and through a unique program called The OWU Connection. Located in Delaware, OH (a small town near a big city), OWU is ideally positioned for students to engage in academic and social opportunities. OWU offers 60+ majors and 40% of its students compete in varsity athletics. In 2019, 95% of reporting graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months. OWU is featured in “Colleges That Change Lives” and recognized as a top 100 national liberal arts college by “U.S. News & World Report.”

Total Student Population Approximately 1,497

Diversity at Ohio Wesleyan University

  • 27% International and U.S. Multicultural Students

Top Majors at Ohio Wesleyan University

At Ohio Wesleyan University you will enjoy the wide range of academic fields and majors that you might see at a large university. We currently offer students nearly 60 majors to choose from, and students have until the end of their sophomore year to decide. We encourage and work with students to combine majors to broaden their skills and opportunities with a second major. More than one-fourth of our students graduate with multiple majors, one of the highest percentages in the nation.

The top 5 majors offered at Ohio Wesleyan University in the past year follow in no particular order.

Ohio Wesleyan University is Part of Verto's Direct Transfer Program

Through Verto’s Direct Transfer Program, you can gain admission to Ohio Wesleyan University based on your academic performance with the courses delivered by the Academic Provider during your Verto study abroad experience. While admission will depend on Ohio Wesleyan University’s availability and is ultimately up to their discretion, this route tends to give Verto students who meet the college’s academic criteria a higher chance of admission and a fast-tracked application.

Learn About Verto’s Direct Transfer Program

Are you ready to transform your life? You’ve already begun an exciting journey to explore the world, and Ohio Wesleyan University is ready to help you continue that voyage as you earn your four-year bachelor’s degree. Through our signature ‘OWU Connection’ program, you are able to write grants seeking university funding to support original research and other academic experiences nearly anywhere you can imagine. You also are able to take Travel-Learning Courses that let you visit – guided by your professor –places you’ve spent a semester studying in the classroom. As you search for your perfect college, we invite you to visit Ohio Wesleyan and explore everything we have to offer you.

Rock Jones, Ph.D., President

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