Wooster gets you where you want to go.

The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges acknowledges Wooster as one of the nation’s best for academics, affordability and career prospects. The magazine also ranks Wooster among the Top 10 “Best Schools for Internships.”

From clarifying your academic and career goals to finding the right study abroad experiencesinternshipsexperiencial learning, and post-graduation job opportunities, Wooster is dedicated to providing the mentorship you need to succeed. Learn more about APEX—Wooster’s center for Advising, Planning, and Experiential Learning..

#11 (nationally)

Best Private Schools for Internships (Princeton Review)

First employers include:

  • Apple
  • Goldman Sachs
  • The Walt Disney Co.
  • DDB Chicago
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Microsoft
  • Detroit Red Wings
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Ernst & Young
  • Chicago Botanic Garden
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Viacom

96%

of Wooster graduates are employed or in grad school within 6 months of graduation

91% are accepted by their top-choice graduate school, including:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • George Washington University Law School
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Yale University
Kirsten Larson '08 at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore

Physics alumna joins international team to launch Webb Telescope

Kirsten Larson ’08 knew that she wanted to study science and do research. When attending The College of Wooster, she chose to major in […]

Itai David Njanji ’11

Reflections from Wooster alumnus earn best-seller spot on Amazon

College of Wooster alumnus Itai David Njanji ’11 recently published a book of poetry that’s topping Amazon’s best-selling new releases in poetry about places. […]

Alayt Ablam ’21

Wooster alumna publishes AI-art children’s book with a new plant-based take on classic Old MacDonald rhymes

In February, Wooster alumna Alayt Ablam ’21 and current predoctoral fellow at The Grainger College of Engineering at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, along […]

Scott Nye and Brendan Walsh

Wooster Alums Hosting U.S. Open, Curtis Cup this Summer

Some of golf’s most prestigious events – like U.S. Opens, Ryder Cups, U.S. Amateur Championships, and Curtis Cups to name a few – are […]

Lakshman Swamy ’05

Wooster alumnus and ICU doctor creates ICU-based board game to celebrate current healthcare workers and inspire future physicians

Despite being the son of two physician parents, Lakshman Swamy ’05 had no intention of pursuing medicine when he first set his sights on […]

Lora Heller ’92

Music education alumna connects children and families through music and sign language

Lora Heller ’92 could tell The College of Wooster was going to be a good fit the day she first stepped foot on campus […]

Head shot of Maurryce Starks

Neuroscience alumnus awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program funding

The College of Wooster Alumnus Maurryce Starks ’18 was awarded a five-year fellowship from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP). Starks […]

Head shot of Kurt Russell

Wooster Alumnus Kurt Russell ’94 introduced as 2022 National Teacher of the Year on CBS Mornings

Kurt Russell, a 1994 graduate of The College of Wooster, was named the 2022 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief […]

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