Ohio Wesleyan University

Women's D3 Coach: Paige Messersmith
2 / 10
1,561 Undergrads / 1,561 Students
9 / 10
$27,242 Net Price
4 / 10
67% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    North Coast (NCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
59% / 65%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around Ohio. The team also travels to Kentucky and Pennsylvania. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of Ohio. Other trips taken in the past include Washington, PA and Clermont, Florida.

Recruit Commits
Jillian Brough Morris Catholic High School Morristown, NJ Att
Shaelyn Cretu St. Catherine of Siena Academy Livonia , MI Def
Paige Ross Winchester Boston, MA Mid
Rachel Albers Mason Mason, OH Goal
Jennifer Douglas Saints Peter & Paul Easton, MD Def
Grace Burich Mount St.Mary Pendleton, NY Def
Sloane Baumgartner St. Francis IL Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Events By Ohio Wesleyan University Coaches
Jul 27 '21
Delaware, OH
Women's 13-18
Mar 20 '22
Delaware, OH
Women's 13-18
61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH, 43015 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
Where Grads Work
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • The Ohio State University
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • EY
  • IBM
  • PwC
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Citi
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Deloitte
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Bank of America
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Wells Fargo
  • Cardinal Health
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
510 - 640
500 - 630
1090 - 1320
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 590 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 4,281 2,087 2,194
% Admitted 67% 61% 73%
% Admits That Enroll 14% 14% 14%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.42
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (19%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (13%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (9%)
    Psychology, General (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
    Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (5%)
    English Language & Literature (5%)
    Foreign Languages (5%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (4%)
    Zoology/Animal Biology (3%)
    Neuroscience (3%)
    Art/Art Studies, General (3%)
    Accounting and Finance (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$47,130
    Books & Supplies$1,200
    Cost of Living$13,330
    Personal Expenses$1,700
    Sticker Price$63,360

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$33,663
    Federal Grants32%$5,203
    Pell Grants32%$4,348
    Other Federal30%$931
    State & Local Grants13%$2,892
    Institutional Grants99%$31,609
    Student Loans66%$7,694
    Federal Loans65%$5,394
    Other Loans13%$12,588

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $240 Million $153,505

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $24,500 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 729 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.34 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 59% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 9 8
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson 3 3

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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