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The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH 4-Year Private

About The College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Wooster, OH, less than an hour from Cleveland.

Founded in 1866, the institution currently enrolls around 1,924 students a year, including 1,924 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $331,118,049. For each full-time student, The College of Wooster spends about $16,607.

Admissions Facts About The College of Wooster

Acceptance rate: 65%

Average GPA: 3.73

Mean ACT score: 28

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1

The College of Wooster Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to The College of Wooster is moderately difficult. Around 65 percent of all applicants to The College of Wooster are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at The College of Wooster is 3.73 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 28.

In 2021, 434 applicants were waitlisted and 23 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is The College of Wooster a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 547 students who started at The College of Wooster as first-time freshman, 382 graduate within four years.

The College of Wooster's six-year graduation for undergrads is 74 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $31,283 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does The College of Wooster sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is The College of Wooster a good school for YOU?

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The deadline to apply to The College of Wooster for Fall 2022 is February 1. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by April 1.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about The College of Wooster and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.

College Info

1189 Beall Avenue Wooster, OH 44691-2363

Campus Setting: Small Town

The College of Wooster Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The College of Wooster is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The College of Wooster is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

The College of Wooster ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


24 to 31


24 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to The College of Wooster is 27. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into The College of Wooster. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

The College of Wooster SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

570 - 700


Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

The College of Wooster Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at The College of Wooster is like? There are approximately 1,947 students enrolled at The College of Wooster, including 1,936 undergraduate students and 11 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 35% percent are from OH and 65% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


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Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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