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Ohio Wesleyan University Student Life

Ohio Wesleyan University is on a 200-acre campus in a small town setting in Delaware, Ohio, not far from Columbus. Ohio Wesleyan University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Ohio Wesleyan University also has fraternities and sororities.

Ohio Wesleyan University has a thriving Horizons International. In fact, more students participate in Horizons International than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Ohio Wesleyan University include Ski & Snowboarding Club, Botany-Microbiology Club, Black Student Union and Rafiki Wa Afrika.

Ohio Wesleyan University students' favorite campus events are Day on the JAY, Student Involvement Fair and President's Ball.

Ohio Wesleyan University Housing

Ohio Wesleyan University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Ohio Wesleyan University students live on campus. In 2021, 84% of undergrads at Ohio Wesleyan University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 16% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Ohio Wesleyan University. There are 1,617 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,426 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,184 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Ohio Wesleyan University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Ohio Wesleyan University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Ohio Wesleyan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Ohio Wesleyan University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Ohio Wesleyan University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Ohio Wesleyan University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Ohio Wesleyan University, take Interstate 71 to Delaware, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to John Glenn Columbus International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Ohio you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Ohio Wesleyan University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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