847 College Ave.

Wooster, OH 44691

Phone: 330-263-2322

Fax: 330-263-2621

We are excited that you are considering Wooster during your college search, and we look forward to getting to know more about you through this process.

We have extended our first-year application deadline!

Wooster’s admission process gives due consideration to many different expressions of a student’s qualities and abilities: scholastic achievements, performance on standardized tests, extracurricular activities, and promise to contribute to the intellectual and social life of our distinct academic community.

First-Year Applicants

U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents entering college for the first time.

International Students

Non-U.S. citizens or non-permanent U.S. residents entering college for the first time.

Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer from another 2 or 4-year institution.

Home-Schooled Students

Students who have been home-schooled and are entering college for the first time.

Gap Year/Deferred Enrollment Students

Students who have applied to Wooster as a first-year student and are planning to defer their enrollment for a semester or year. 

For All Applicants

Check the status of your application.

If severe weather or other crisis (such as a natural disaster, community tragedy or teacher strikes) causes you to miss a standardized test date, prevents your school from submitting materials on time, or causes other unanticipated hardship, please let our Admissions Office know. Email us at and we'll be in touch regarding possible solutions.

Admission to The College of Wooster is open to qualified students regardless of age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.