Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Ohio Wesleyan University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Ohio Wesleyan University veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Ohio Wesleyan University G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on OWU:

How Does OWU Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

Ohio Wesleyan University was ranked #1,995 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #89 in our Best for Vets in Ohio ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how OWU fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,335

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at OWU ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Classics & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Classics & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Multicultural & Diversity Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Intercultural/Multicultural & Diversity Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best General Genetics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 12
Best Multicultural & Diversity Studies Colleges for Veterans 12
Best Intercultural/Multicultural & Diversity Studies Colleges for Veterans 12
Best Genetics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Botany Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 27
Best Accounting and Finance Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 27

How Many Veterans Go to OWU?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

According to the VA, there are 22 G.I. Bill® students at OWU. The school has a total enrollment of 1,426 students. This means that around 1.54% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at OWU

Ohio Wesleyan University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Does OWU Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, OWU does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, OWU does not offer credit for military training.

OWU Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at OWU.

Complaints to the VA About OWU

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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