Fast Facts

Founding date: December 18, 1866

Location: Wooster, Ohio, a community of 27,000, approximately 55 miles southwest of Cleveland

Campus: 240 acres

Academic calendar: Semesters

Degrees conferred: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Music Education

Full-time faculty: 171

Full-time faculty holding Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree: 96%

Student-faculty ratio: 10 to 1

Total enrollment (2019): 2,008

96%

of Wooster graduates are employed within 6 months

91%

of Wooster graduates are accepted in their top choice graduate school

  • 54% female, 46% male
  • 24% U.S. students of color
  • 17% international
  • 31% Ohio, 69% non-Ohio
  • 46 states and 65 countries represented

Students living on-campus: 99%

Tuition, fees, room & board (2020-21): $66,750

Students receiving financial aid: more than 80%

The average financial aid award for students applying in 2020-21 was over $46,868.

Student Pell Grant recipients: 19%

Endowment market value (June. 30, 2020): $330.5 million

Athletics: 23 intercollegiate teams (NCAA Division III)

Nickname: Fighting Scots