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: 11 to 1

Total enrollment (2019): 2,000

95%

of Wooster graduates are employed within 6 months

94%

of Wooster graduates are accepted in their top choice graduate school

  • 54% women, 46% men
  • 20% U.S. students of color
  • 16% international
  • 28% Ohio, 72% non-Ohio
  • 45 states and 61 countries represented

Students living on-campus: 99%

Tuition, fees, room & board (2019-20): $64,250

Students receiving financial aid: more than 80%

The average financial aid award for students applying in 2018-19 was nearly $44,000.

Student Pell Grant recipients: 19%

Endowment market value (June. 30, 2018): $315 million

Athletics: 23 intercollegiate teams (NCAA Division III)

Nickname: Fighting Scots