Resources › For Students and Parents Wittenberg University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Myers Hall at Wittenberg University. Nyttend / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 22, 2017 Wittenberg University Description: Wittenberg University's 114-acre campus is located in Springfield, Ohio, a small city between Dayton and Columbus. Since its founding in 1845, the university has been affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Despite its name as a "university," Wittenberg has an undergraduate focus and a liberal arts curriculum. The school has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and students can choose from over 60 academic programs. The school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Student life at Wittenberg is active -- students have more than 150 organizations in which they can participate, and the campus has an active Fraternity and Sorority system. In athletics, the Wittenberg Tigers compete in the NCAA Division III North Coast Athletic Conference. Admissions Data (2016): Wittenberg University Acceptance Rate: 78%Wittenberg has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -(what these SAT numbers mean)ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -(what these ACT numbers mean) Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,988 (1,960 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female95% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $38,090Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,126Other Expenses: $1,600Total Cost: $51,416 Wittenberg University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 94%Average Amount of AidGrants: $24,600Loans: $8,784 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%4-Year Graduation Rate: 62%6-Year Graduation Rate: 68% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Swimming, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Field Hockey, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Wittenberg University and the Common Application Wittenberg University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: Common Application essay tips and samplesShort answer tips and samplesSupplemental essay tips and samples If You Like Wittenberg University, You May Also Like These Schools: Ohio State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOtterbein University: Profile Capital University: Profile Xavier University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKent State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKenyon College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBowling Green State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBaldwin Wallace University: Profile Oberlin College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Akron: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAshland University: Profile Wright State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wittenberg University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.wittenberg.edu/about/mission.html "Wittenberg University provides a liberal arts education dedicated to intellectual inquiry and wholeness of person within a diverse residential community. Reflecting its Lutheran heritage, Wittenberg challenges students to become responsible global citizens, to discover their callings, and to lead personal, professional, and civic lives of creativity, service, compassion, and integrity."