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A Distinctive,
Life-Changing Education

A Lutheran-affiliated liberal arts college in the heart of Southwest Ohio, Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Guests on our campus, which is recognized as one of America's most beautiful, will quickly feel the friendliness with the first of many "Wittenberg Hellos" during their visit.

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Wittenberg Commitment

Our promise to you

We're committed to guiding you through the next four years as a full-fledged member of our active, engaged learning environment, one defined by academic excellence, high-impact practices, and a storied athletic tradition. Will it be hard? Most likely. Will we push you? Absolutely. Will you love where the journey takes you? Without a doubt.

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Est. 1845

Witt by the Numbers

What you should know.

Wittenberg was 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.

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Life After Witt

Life After Witt

We make a big impact.

At 24,000 strong, Wittenberg alumni know success firsthand. See how they are passing on their light and leading lives of meaning and purpose. 

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Mission, History & Traditions

A commitment to academic excellence.

From Myers Hall to the Kissing Bridge to an age-old academic Commencement ritual, Wittenberg is immersed in tradition. These traditions have been created by an inimitable history that began in 1845. Together, Wittenberg's history and traditions make the university distinctive in American higher education.

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Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

Wittenberg University is actively engaged in defining its future through a comprehensive strategic planning process designed to propel the college to new heights of excellence. 

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Why Witt

Why Wittenberg?

Wittenberg provides a uniquely active and engaged learning environment that instills in its students the skills and confidence to make an impact on the world.

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