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The College of Wooster is a private liberal arts college primarily known for its emphasis on mentored undergraduate research. It has roughly 2,000 students and is located in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, United States (approximately 60 miles (97 km) south of Cleveland). Founded in 1866 by the Presbyterian church as the University of Wooster, it was from its creation a co-educational institution. The school is a member of The Five Colleges of Ohio and the Great Lakes Colleges Association. As of June 30, 2012, Wooster's endowment stood at approximately $232 million.

Wooster is one of forty colleges named in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives, in which he called it his "...original best-kept secret in higher education." It is consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News and World Report. In US News' "Best Colleges 2013", for the 11th year in a row, Wooster is recognized for its “outstanding” undergraduate research opportunities and its senior capstone program, known as I.S. Only two schools have been named to both lists in each of the past 11 years: Wooster and Princeton University.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $38,000.00 avg tuition

1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 263-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wooster.edu/en/Admissions-and..
Financial Aid:
www.wooster.edu/en/Admissions-and..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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The College of Wooster Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Luce Scholars Program Varies November 01, 2017