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The College of Wooster Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on The College of Wooster, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is The College of Wooster Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

The College of Wooster was awarded 33 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is history.

Overall Quality

Wooster College landed the #245 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Wooster College is also ranked #9 out of 80 schools in Ohio.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Wooster College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to The College of Wooster you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 56%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 45% of students accepted to Wooster College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 680. Math scores were between 580 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The College of Wooster  ( 570 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for The College of Wooster  ( 580 to 700 )
Wooster College received ACT scores from 63% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for The College of Wooster  ( 24 to 30 )

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The College of Wooster Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Wooster College it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The College of Wooster is 84%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  84 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The College of Wooster

Freshmen Retention Rate

The College of Wooster has a freshmen retention rate of 85%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Wooster College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 77%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  77 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Wooster College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,004 undergraduates at Wooster College with 1,996 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

Wooster College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 93.05 out of 100, Wooster College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  93.05 out of 100
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How Much Does The College of Wooster Cost?

The overall average net price of Wooster College is $24,806. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Wooster College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,127 $17,025 $20,029 $25,727 $32,090

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Wooster College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wooster College, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $8,258 a year. That adds up to $33,032 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wooster College is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Wooster College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Wooster College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $46,300 in their early years. This is good news for future Wooster College graduates since it is 16% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of The College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Wooster, Ohio. The location of Wooster College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of The College of Wooster

Contact details for Wooster College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330-263-2000

The College of Wooster Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 39 NA
History 39 $17,200
General Psychology 37 $16,400
Political Science & Government 33 $25,600
Mathematics 32 NA
General English Literature 32 $20,900
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 28 NA
Business/Managerial Economics 20 NA
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 20 NA
Chemistry 20 NA

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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