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Get the facts about Wittenberg University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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 Wittenberg University Ranked?

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2020 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 26 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general English literature.

Overall Quality

Wittenberg is ranked #602 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 80 colleges in Ohio, Wittenberg is ranked at #26.

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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Wittenberg University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 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 1,857 undergraduates at Wittenberg with 1,775 being full-time and 82 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 70.39 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  70.39 out of 100
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How Much Does Wittenberg University Cost?

The overall average net price of Wittenberg is $24,263. 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 +
$18,813 $20,150 $24,150 $27,052 $27,307

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Wittenberg, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $8,491 a year. That adds up to $33,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wittenberg is 7.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Wittenberg Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Wittenberg with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,200 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 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 located 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 37 majors graduated from Wittenberg University. Of these students, 443 received undergraduate degrees and 15 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
General Biology 49 NA
General Psychology 30 NA
Health & Physical Education 29 NA
Marketing 29 NA
General Education 25 NA
Communication & Media Studies 20 NA
Finance & Financial Management 19 NA
General Business/Commerce 18 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 15 NA
Political Science & Government 15 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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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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