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Wittenberg University Overview

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

What Is Wittenberg University Known For?

434 Undergraduate Awards
$29,642 Avg Cost After Aid
72% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Wittenberg.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 68% 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.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Wittenberg to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Wittenberg University?

Location of 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
Website: www.wittenberg.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wittenberguniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wittenberg

How Do I Get Into Wittenberg?

You can apply to Wittenberg online at: www.wittenberg.edu/apply

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 neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Wittenberg?

72% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 72%, Wittenberg may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Can I Afford Wittenberg University?

$29,642 Net Price
95% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Wittenberg is $29,642. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Wittenberg, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $7,822 a year. That adds up to $31,288 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wittenberg is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Wittenberg University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,504 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,577 undergraduate students at Wittenberg, with 1,504 being full-time and 73 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Wittenberg

There are also 42 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,504 full-time undergraduates at Wittenberg, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wittenberg

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wittenberg Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 140
Hispanic or Latino 60
White 1,166
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 102

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
5 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5 students took at least one online class at the school.

This is the #2,028 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
Health & Physical Education 44 5 49
General Biology 39 0 39
Marketing 28 0 28
Communication & Media Studies 25 0 25
Teacher Education Grade Specific 23 1 24
General Psychology 23 0 23
General Business/Commerce 22 0 22
Finance & Financial Management 21 0 21
General English Literature 20 0 20
Political Science & Government 16 0 16
Area Studies 15 0 15
History 14 0 14
Sociology 14 0 14
Accounting 10 0 10
Natural Resources Conservation 10 0 10
International Relations & National Security 10 0 10
Nursing 9 0 9
General Visual & Performing Arts 9 0 9
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 7 0 7
Mathematics 7 0 7
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 0 7
Geological & Earth Sciences 7 0 7
Entrepreneurial Studies 6 0 6
Computer Science 6 0 6
Romance Languages 5 0 5
Chemistry 5 0 5
Music 5 0 5
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 4 4
Physics 4 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 4 0 4
Business Administration & Management 3 0 3
Other Education 3 0 3
Germanic Languages 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 3
Economics 3 0 3
Dance 3 0 3
Religious Studies 1 0 1
General Education 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0
Criminology 0 0 0
TOTAL 434 10 444

References

*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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