Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Wittenberg University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Location and Campus
• Springfield, Ohio, on 114 acres of beautiful rolling hills
• Ranked #11 among the nation’s top 20 for “Best Classroom Experience” by Princeton Review’s Best Colleges Guide (2011)
• One of America’s top Green Colleges by the Princeton Review (2013)
• Ranked 4th in the nation for “Most Accessible Professors” by Princeton Review’s Best Colleges Guide (2014)
• One of just 280 colleges and universities in the United States to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the nation
• Has more Ohio Professor of the Year recipients than any other four-year institution in the state
• More than 125 campus organizations
• Six residence halls
• 23 varsity athletic teams
• Four fraternities and five sororities with 35% of student participating in Greek life
• Exposure to nationally and internationally renowned performers, artists and thought-leaders through the annual Wittenberg Series.
• More than 60 majors and minors and special programs
• School of Community Education (evening undergraduate, teacher licensure and certificate programs)
• High School Scholars Program
• Maymester Program (intensive three-week program during summer)
Chartered in 1845 by Ezra Keller and a group of pastors who broke with the German church and created the English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Ohio. The new synod voted unanimously to establish a theological and literary institution that would serve the educational and cultural needs of new immigrants and new communities. Wittenberg remains the third oldest Lutheran college in the country.
Faculty and Staff
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Student Gender Profile
• From 45 states and 22 foreign countries
• 72% from Ohio
• Average SAT for first-year students reporting was 1,128
• Average ACT for first-year students reporting was 26
• In recent entering classes, 23 percent of students were in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and over 50 percent were in the top 25 percent
Top U.S. Geographic Regions Represented
Great Lakes (OH, IL, IN, MI, WI) 83%
New England/Mid-Atlantic (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA) 7%
Southeast (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) 5%
All Other States/Regions 5%
Current Student Charges
Note: Tuition at Wittenberg is comparable to state colleges and universities after financial aid is applied.
Approximately 98% of full-time students receive financial aid.
Wittenberg provides more than $35 million in scholarships and financial assistance annually.
|2013-2014 Academic Year|
|Tuition & Fees||$38,030|
|Room & Board||$9,736|