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College of Wooster

College of Wooster

College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is a private liberal arts college primarily known for its ‘Independent Study’ program. It has roughly 2,000 students and is located in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio (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 2009, Wooster’s endowment stood at approximately $242 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 2011’, Wooster ranked fifth among national liberal arts colleges in the category of ‘Best Undergraduate Teaching,’ the second consecutive year in the top ten.

College of Wooster Rankings in 2010

College of Wooster Rankings in 2011

COLLEGE OF WOOSTER FEE SCHEDULE FOR 2010-11 SEMESTER I BASE FEES DUE AUGUST 10, 2010 SEMESTER II BASE FEES DUE JANUARY 10, 2011 TOTAL 2010-11 BASE FEES
Tuition and Fees
Room
Board
Comprehensive Fee
$18,299
2,055
2,480
$22,834
$18,299
2,055
2,480
$22,834
$36,598
4,110
4,960
$45,668
Optional Sickness & Accident Medical Plan* $380* $380*
Total Base Fees: $23,214 $22,834 $46,048

Schools of College of Wooster

AREAS OF STUDY

Africana Studies German
Anthropology History
Archaeology International Relations
Art History Latin American Studies (Minor)
Art-Studio Mathematics
Biochemistry Molecular Biology Music
Biology Neuroscience
Business Economics Philosophy
Chemical Physics Physical Education (Minor)
Chemistry Physics
Chinese Political Science
Classical Studies Pre-Engineering Program
Communication Studies Pre-Health Program
Communication Sciences and Disorders Pre-Law Program
Comparative Literature Psychology
Computer Science Religious Studies
East Asian Studies Russian Studies
Economics South Asian Studies (Minor)
Education (Teacher Licensure and Minor) Sociology
English Spanish
Environmental Studies (Minor) Theatre Dance
Film Studies (Minor) Urban Studies
French Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Geology

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