College Deliberately: Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, character and research located in a suburb of Delaware, OH. It is known for Psychology, Zoology/Animal Biology and Business/Managerial Economics.

Ohio Wesleyan University

place 61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH 43015-2370
phone Phone: (740) 368-2000
web Web: https://www.owu.edu/
  • Ohio Wesleyan University is also known as:
    Ohio Wesleyan University, OWU


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Ohio Wesleyan University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1913-01-01 2029-08-31
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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
15% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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Ohio Wesleyan University is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 93
Lacrosse Men’s 45
Baseball Men’s 33

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Tuition for Ohio Wesleyan University is in the 92.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as very expensive.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Ohio Wesleyan University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Ohio Wesleyan University within those restrictions.
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