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Wittenberg University Overview

Located in Springfield, Ohio, Wittenberg University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Wittenberg is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Wittenberg University Known For?

434 Undergraduate Awards
$29,889 Avg Cost After Aid
97% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Wittenberg.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Wittenberg makes roughly $43,200 a year. This is 6% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average Wittenberg student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Wittenberg University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Wittenberg.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Management Sciences & Methods Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Wittenberg has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Value Colleges for Management Science College Factual
#9 Best Value Colleges for Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods College Factual
#15 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Sports Management College Factual
#28 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education College Factual
#32 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies College Factual
#39 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into Wittenberg?

You can apply to Wittenberg online at:

Admission Requirements for Wittenberg

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Wittenberg?

97% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Wittenberg has an acceptance rate of 97%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 97%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Can I Afford Wittenberg University?

$29,889 Net Price
93% Take Out Loans
9.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Wittenberg is $29,889. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wittenberg, approximately 93% of students took out student loans averaging $7,026 a year. That adds up to $28,104 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wittenberg is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Wittenberg University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,388 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,445 undergraduate students at Wittenberg, with 1,388 being full-time and 57 being part-time.


There are also 43 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,388 full-time undergraduates at Wittenberg, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wittenberg University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 130
Hispanic or Latino 65
White 1,075
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 96

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Wittenberg University. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 17 countries are represented at Wittenberg. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Netherlands, Japan, and Canada.

Online Learning at Wittenberg University

0 Took All Classes Online
691 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 691 students took at least one online class at the school.

This is the #1,689 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wittenberg regardless of major.

Wittenberg University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Biology 44 0 44
Teacher Education Grade Specific 32 6 38
Health & Physical Education 33 4 37
Marketing 30 0 30
General Psychology 27 0 27
Finance & Financial Management 26 0 26
General English Literature 23 0 23
Communication & Media Studies 22 0 22
General Business/Commerce 21 0 21
Political Science & Government 21 0 21
Accounting 15 0 15
Sociology 15 0 15
Music 12 0 12
Physics 11 0 11
Fine & Studio Arts 10 0 10
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 9 9
Nursing 9 0 9
History 9 0 9
Natural Resources Conservation 8 0 8
Mathematics 7 0 7
Computer Science 6 0 6
Other Education 6 0 6
Applied Mathematics 6 0 6
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 0 6
Area Studies 4 0 4
Chemistry 4 0 4
International Relations & National Security 4 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 3 0 3
Germanic Languages 3 0 3
General Visual & Performing Arts 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 2 0 2
Religious Studies 2 0 2
Economics 2 0 2
Business Administration & Management 1 0 1
Management Information Systems 1 0 1
Romance Languages 1 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 1
Philosophy 1 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 1 0 1
Criminology 1 0 1
Dance 1 0 1
General Education 0 0 0
TOTAL 434 19 453


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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