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If you want to know more about The College of Wooster, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is The College of Wooster Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

The College of Wooster was awarded 62 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is history.

Overall Quality

Wooster College landed the #272 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Wooster College is also ranked #10 out of 80 schools in Ohio.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Wooster College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at The College of Wooster is a competitive 56%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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

At Wooster College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 80%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  80 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The College of Wooster

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 85% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like The College of Wooster enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Wooster College for first-time, full-time students is 77%, which is better than 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 1,980 undergraduates at Wooster College with 1,962 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

Wooster College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 87.70 out of 100, Wooster College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  87.70 out of 100
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How Much Does The College of Wooster Cost?

The overall average net price of Wooster College is $25,442. 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 +
$13,183 $16,105 $19,183 $24,704 $32,986

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Wooster College, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $7,681 a year. That adds up to $30,724 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wooster College is 3.7%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Wooster College make about $46,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Wooster College students since it is 13% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


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Location of The College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wooster, Ohio. Wooster is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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
Political Science & Government 38 $25,600
General Psychology 34 $16,400
History 31 $17,200
Economics 29 $47,900
General English Literature 28 $20,900

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