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Wittenberg University - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Wittenberg University Description:

Wittenberg University's 114-acre campus is located in Springfield, Ohio, a small city between Dayton and Columbus. Since its founding in 1845, the university has been affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Despite its name as a "university," Wittenberg has an undergraduate focus and a liberal arts curriculum. The school has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and students can choose from over 60 academic programs. The school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Student life at Wittenberg is active -- students have more than 150 organizations in which they can participate, and the campus has an active Fraternity and Sorority system. In athletics, the Wittenberg Tigers compete in the NCAA Division III North Coast Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,894 (1,881 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 95% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $38,030
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,736
  • Other Expenses: $2,500
  • Total Cost: $51,266

Wittenberg University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 74%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,249
    • Loans: $6,901

Scholarships for Wittenberg University (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business, Communication Studies, Education, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Wittenberg University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www4.wittenberg.edu/ABOUT/MISSION.HTML

"Wittenberg University provides a liberal arts education dedicated to intellectual inquiry and wholeness of person within a diverse residential community. Reflecting its Lutheran heritage, Wittenberg challenges students to become responsible global citizens, to discover their callings, and to lead personal, professional, and civic lives of creativity, service, compassion, and integrity."

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