Wittenberg University

country rank  806
world rank  2579

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University Overview

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Wittenberg University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Wittenberg University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 174 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1845
Motto Having Light, We Pass It On To Others
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Ward Street at N Wittenberg Avenue
Springfield (population range: 50,000-249,999)
45504 Ohio
United States
T +1 (937) 327 6231
F +1 (937) 327 6340

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Ward Street and North Wittenberg, PO Box 720
Springfield 45501-0720
+1 (937) 327 6314
800 677 7558

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - www.elca.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wittenberg University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019