Wabash College

301 W Wabash Ave, Crawfordsville, United States
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Overview of Wabash College

About this school

Wabash, founded in 1832, is a private, liberal arts college for men. Its 55-acre campus is located in Crawfordsville, 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis.
  • Website


    www.wabash.edu/
  • Coeducational


    No, men only

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:864
    • Men:864 (100.0%)
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wabash College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 352
City, State, Zip
Crawfordsville, IN  47933-0352
Phone
(765) 361-6225
Fax
(765) 361-6437
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
November 16
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 11

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
High school report required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,304 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
63% of 1,304 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
232 (28%) of 821 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
232 (28%) of 821 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.65
375 And Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
592 average |540-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
13%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
578 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18 average |23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
15%
• Score 24 - 29
45%
• Score 18 - 23
33%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $43,650 (77.94642857142857%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,850 (17.589285714285715%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.7857142857142858%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,500 (2.6785714285714284%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wabash College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001844
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
209 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
189 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
189 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
177 (93.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$40,879
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 188 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,044
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 157 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,532
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 31 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
43 (18.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $28,340

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
798 (92.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
653 (81.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
653 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
526 (80.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$37,666
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 649 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,123
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 546 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,567
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 98 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
206 (23.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,589

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
94%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,726
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,912

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


82

Part-Time Faculty


23

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


78%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 64% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
499,369

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
380
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wabash College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


87.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


71.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


76.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Mathematics and statistics, English, Foreign languages and literature

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


15,995

Nearest Metropolitan Area


60 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Indianapolis

Weather


Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
45 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Bus Station
Crawfordsville
Nearest Train Station
Crawfordsville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing

Students of College Housing


96% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


4%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Scarlet and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, soccer, softball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wabash College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, inter-fraternity council, malcolm x institute for black studies, sphinx club, student government, college mentors for kids

Sororities


Fraternities


63% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


No, men only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


864

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
864
Women
0
Men
864

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 6.7% Black/African-American
  • 8.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.4% White
  • 2.0% Unknown

International Students


6.8% from 18 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources