Wooster (College of)

College of Wooster Fast Facts

The College of Wooster is the nation’s premier liberal arts college for undergraduate research. Wooster offers an excellent, comprehensive liberal education, culminating in a rigorous, in-depth project of inquiry or creative expression. By working in partnership with a faculty member to conceive, organize and complete a significant project on a topic of the student’s own choosing, every Wooster student develops abilities valued by employers and graduate schools alike: initiative, self-confidence, independent judgment, creative problem solving, and strong written and oral communication skills. Wooster is a diverse, supportive, unpretentious community of learners where students can be themselves, discover and pursue their passion, and forge lifelong bonds with faculty,coaches, staff, and one another that enrich their college experience and sustain the college’s tradition of excellence.

Basic Facts

Location:  Wooster, OH

Number of Undergraduates:  1800

Percentage of Black students:  5%

Percentage of Latino students:  2%

Overall 4 year graduation rate:  70%

Overall 5 year graduation rate: 76%

4 year Black male graduation rate:  36%

4 year Black female graduation rate:  67%

4 year Latina graduation rate:  100%

4 year Latino graduation rate:  60%

North Lawndale Alumni graduates: 0

North Lawndale Alumni persistence rate (returning to school beyond 4 semesters):  n/a

Average % of financial need met:  99%

Estimated cost of attendance:  $51,300

Average indebtedness at graduation:  $25, 163

Admission Contact:  Erin Kelly   330-263-2109   ekelly@wooster.edu

Alumni Network Contact:

Current Alumni who attend Wooster:  none

University Majors/Programs of Study

Undergraduate Application for Admission

APEX advising and career planning

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