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Wittenberg University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Wittenberg University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Wittenberg University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Wittenberg University was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Wittenberg as #582 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Wittenberg is also ranked #25 out of 80 schools in Ohio.

See all of the rankings for Wittenberg University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Wittenberg?

Acceptance Rate

Wittenberg University has an acceptance rate of 72%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Learn more about Wittenberg University admissions.

Wittenberg University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Wittenberg University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Wittenberg University is 68%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  68 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wittenberg University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Wittenberg University is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Wittenberg the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 59%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Wittenberg

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,577 undergraduates at Wittenberg with 1,504 being full-time and 73 being part-time.

Wittenberg 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.

The overall diversity score for Wittenberg is 67.06 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  67.06 out of 100
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How Much Does Wittenberg University Cost?

The overall average net price of Wittenberg is $23,431. 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 Wittenberg

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,182 $19,800 $23,418 $23,769 $26,511

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 Wittenberg, 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 Wittenberg, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $7,822 a year. That adds up to $31,288 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wittenberg is 5.5%. 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 Wittenberg Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Wittenberg make around $43,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Wittenberg University make the most money.

Location of Wittenberg University

Wittenberg University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Springfield, Ohio. Springfield is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Wittenberg University

Contact details for Wittenberg are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Ward St At N Wittenberg Ave, Springfield, OH 45504
Phone: 937-327-6231

Wittenberg University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 40 majors graduated from Wittenberg University. Of these students, 434 received undergraduate degrees and 10 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 44 NA
General Biology 39 NA
Marketing 28 NA
Communication & Media Studies 25 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 23 $35,100
General Psychology 23 NA
General Business/Commerce 22 NA
Finance & Financial Management 21 NA
General English Literature 20 NA
Political Science & Government 16 NA

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

Online Learning at Wittenberg

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 5 students took at least one online class at Wittenberg University. 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
2017-2018 5 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 12 0
2013-2014 12 0

Learn more about online learning at Wittenberg University.

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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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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