Wabash College

Wabash College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Wabash College Ranked?

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2022 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 102 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is rhetoric and composition.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Wabash as #331 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Wabash also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

See all of the rankings for Wabash College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Wabash?

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 77% 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 530 and 630. Math scores were between 540 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wabash College  ( 530 to 630 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Wabash College  ( 540 to 650 )
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800
Wabash received ACT scores from 60% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Wabash College  ( 23 to 28 )
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Learn more about Wabash College admissions.

Wabash College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Wabash, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 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

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 93%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  93 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wabash College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Wabash College has a freshmen retention rate of 91%. 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  91 out of 100
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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 70%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  70 out of 100
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Wabash College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 867 undergraduates at Wabash with 866 being full-time and 1 being part-time.

How Much Does Wabash College Cost?

The overall average net price of Wabash is $19,015. 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 +
$11,276 $13,875 $14,845 $19,694 $27,176

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 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,306 a year. That adds up to $29,224 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wabash is 2.6%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Wabash with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $56,300 in their early years. This is good news for future Wabash graduates since it is 41% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Wabash College make the most money.

Location of Wabash College

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
Website: www.wabash.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wabash-College/16568430836
Twitter: http://twitter.com/WabashCollege

Wabash College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Political Science & Government 27 $33,700
Economics 22 $49,100
Religious Studies 15 NA
General Biology 13 NA
History 13 $30,100
Child Development & Psychology 11 NA
Writing Studies 10 NA
Philosophy 9 NA
Romance Languages 9 NA
General English Literature 9 NA

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

Learn more about online learning at Wabash College.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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