The College of Wooster

country rank  541
world rank  1681

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University Overview

Established in 1866, The College of Wooster is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Wooster (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, The College of Wooster (Wooster) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. The College of Wooster (Wooster) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 153 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Wooster
Founded 1866
Motto Scientia et religio ex uno fonte
Science and religion from one source
Colours Old gold and black

University Location

Address 1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster (population range: 10,000-49,999)
44691 Ohio
United States
T +1 (330) 263 2000
F +1 (330) 263 2621

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 847 College Avenue
Wooster 44691-2363
+1 (330) 263 2322
800 877 9905

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The College of Wooster's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Five Colleges of Ohio
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019