Wittenberg University

200 W Ward St, Springfield, United States
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Overview of Wittenberg University

About this school

Wittenberg, founded in 1845, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 71-acre campus is located in Springfield, 25 miles northeast of Dayton.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,857
    • Men:858 (46.2%)
    • Women:999 (53.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wittenberg University 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
5
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
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
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 720
City, State, Zip
Springfield, OH  45501-0720
Phone
(937) 327-6314
Fax
(937) 327-6379
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
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
No
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
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
72% of 7,249 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 4,262 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 2,987 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
668 (13%) of 5,232 admitted students enrolled
Women
338 (11%) of 3,131 admitted students enrolled
Men
330 (16%) of 2,101 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
575 average |510-575 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
35%
• Score 400 - 500
19%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
593 average |540-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
14%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
14%
• Score 24 - 29
47%
• Score 18 - 23
36%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $39,500 (74.73134554260632%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,356 (19.592856061752688%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.8919327985469956%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (3.783865597093991%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wittenberg University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003143
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
528 (98.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
475 (90.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
475 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
129 (27.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$34,185
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 473 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,991
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 467 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,485
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
64 (11.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,667

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,652 (92.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,453 (88.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,448 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
391 (27.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$32,409
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,427 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,551
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,351 (93.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,271
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
315 (17.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,649

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,242
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


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


115

Part-Time Faculty


70

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


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 37% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% 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


  • 20-29 students: - 100% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
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
299,173

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
900
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wittenberg University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


61.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


65.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, forestry, nursing, occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Education--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    60,147

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    114 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Columbus, Dayton

    Weather


    Temperature
    17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
    Rain
    137 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    27 mile(s) from campus in Dayton
    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Springfield
    Nearest Train Station
    -

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    85% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    15%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Tiger
    School Colors
    Red and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, golf, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Wittenberg University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student senate, union board, choirs, weaver chapel association

    Sororities


    32% of women participate

    Fraternities


    29% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,775

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,857
    Women
    999
    Men
    858

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.1% Asian
    • 10.1% Black/African-American
    • 4.1% Hispanic/Latino
    • 6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 77.2% White
    • 1.1% Unknown

    International Students


    1.0% from 11 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    27

    Student Resources

    Study resources