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Wabash College Data & Information Overview

90 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
63% Acceptance Rate
Find out more about how Wabash College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Wabash College Ranked?

#496 Best Colleges in Nation
#13 Best Colleges in IN
Political Science Highest Ranked Major

2023 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.

Wabash College was awarded 90 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is political science.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Wabash is ranked #496 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Wabash is also ranked #13 out of 42 schools in Indiana.

See all of the rankings for Wabash College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Wabash?

63% Acceptance Rate
0% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Wabash College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 63%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Wabash submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wabash College  ( 550 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Wabash College  ( 570 to 670 )
Wabash received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Wabash College  ( 22 to 29 )

Learn more about Wabash College admissions.

Wabash College Faculty

9 to 1 Student to Faculty
92% Full Time Teachers

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 Wabash it is much better at 9 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Wabash College is 92%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  92 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wabash College

84% Freshmen Retention
66% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Wabash College has a freshmen retention rate of 84%. 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  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Wabash for first-time, full-time students is 66%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  66 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Wabash College.

Wabash College Undergraduate Student Diversity

868 Full-Time Undergraduates
19.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
3.9% Percent International

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 868 full-time undergraduates at Wabash.

How Much Does Wabash College Cost?

$22,910 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
$25,824 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Wabash is $22,910. 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 Wabash

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,637 $14,558 $19,742 $22,259 $29,059

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 Wabash, 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 Wabash, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,456 a year. That adds up to $25,824 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wabash is 2.8%. 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 Wabash Graduates Make?

$63,425 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Wabash make about $63,425 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Wabash students since it is 49% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Wabash College make the most money.

Location of Wabash College

Indiana State
868 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Wabash College is a private not-for-profit institution. Crawfordsville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Wabash are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 301 West Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352
Phone: 765-361-6100

Wabash College Majors

22 Majors With Completions
191 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Writing Studies 22 NA
Economics 21 $50,346
Political Science & Government 20 $45,148
History 18 $32,054
Religious Studies 17 NA
Child Development & Psychology 14 NA
General English Literature 12 NA
General Biology 10 $30,882
Romance Languages 9 NA
Mathematics 8 $52,397

Learn more about the majors offered at Wabash College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Wabash

11% Take At Least One Class Online
4% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 95 students took at least one online class at Wabash College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 95 32
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Wabash College.

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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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