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WABASH COLLEGE, CRAWFORDSVILLE, INDIANA

Crawfordsville, IndianaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1832Established Year
  882Enrollment

Wabash College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Established in 1832, Wabash College is one of the three all men colleges left in the country (the other two being Morehouse in Atlanta and Hampden-Sydney in Virginia). It is a private liberal arts college offering only a Bachelor of Arts degree to men who want to study in the USA

The National Survey of Student Engagement listed Wabash College #1 in five different categories, which range from “level of academic challenge” to “enriching educational experiences” and “supportive campus environments.” 

Wabash has a total student enrollment of 882 and was ranked 53 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges in the National Liberal Arts College. Each year, approximately 275 freshmen students from around 33 states and about 18 foreign countries enroll at Wabash. Wabash College is located in Crawfordsville, Indiana; which is 45 miles (72.4kms) northwest of Indianapolis, the capital of Indiana and 150 miles (241.4kms) southeast of Chicago.

Wabash College Rankings

  • According to U.S News and World Reports 2020, Wabash College ranks 
    • #53 among the top National Liberal Arts Colleges in America.
    • #12 nationally as the Best Value School.
  • According to Forbes, Wabash College has ranked 
    • #280 Top Colleges 2019
    • #184 in Private Colleges
    • #96 in Liberal Art Universities.

Highlights

Year of Establishment1832
LocationCrawfordsville, Indiana
College TypePrivate; all men
Campus SettingRural
Programs offeredUG- Bachelor of Arts degree
Current Number of Students882
Duration of Program4 years
Students receiving financial aid99%
Endowment325 million USD
Official Websitewabash.edu

Programs/ Courses offered at wabash College

Students in Wabash get to choose from 24 majors and several minors offered by the institution at the undergraduate level leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. All the majors are divided into three divisions areas:

  • Science & Mathematics – includes the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science, and Physics.
  • Humanities & Fine Arts – includes departments of Arts, Classics, English, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Rhetoric, and Theatre.
  • Social Sciences – includes the departments of Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology and Education Studies Program.

Some of the most popular majors at Wabash include Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Rhetoric. 

Wabash also offers several co-curricular initiatives like WabashX in Global Health, Democracy and Public Discourse, The Centre for Innovation, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Digital Arts and Human Values. These activities will prepare the students in a better way for their graduate schools or even for their respective careers.

Campus Facilities

Wabash College is built on a 94-acre campus located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. With thirteen campus buildings, Wabash has made sure that every building is renovated or are brand new as of the last decade.

When it comes to facilities, Wabash College keeps in mind everything required by a student. This includes Athletics and Recreation center for all the athletic junkies, Student Health Centre, etc. The Princeton College Review Guide ranks the athletic facilities of Wabash College among the top 20 in the nation every year. 

Accommodation/ Housing at Wabash College

Wabash College is a residential college with student housing options such as College housing, dormitories or one of the fraternity houses. Wabash students get to choose between eight independent residence halls and ten national fraternities. The students are required to live on campus throughout the course (barring a few exceptions).

The residence halls include College Hall, Martindale Hall, Morris Hall, Rogge Hall, Williams Hall, Wolcott Hall, Butler Townhome and Seymour Townhome. These residence halls offer single-man rooms to doubles, triples, and quads with common social areas and laundry facilities. Students residing in the residence halls eat at the Sparks Center and have to choose between two meal plans (19 or 15 meals per week). 

Wabash College Application Process

Application: Students can fill the admission application online through Wabash Application or through Common Application. 

Application Fee: There is no application fee for international students.

Application Deadlines: The early application deadline at Wabash College is November 1, Early Action Deadline is December 1 and the Regular Admission Deadline is January 15.

Admission Requirements: For admissions at Wabash College, applicants must fulfill the following requirements for admission: 

  • Secondary school academic transcripts 
  • International Secondary School Report completed by the counselor
  • Standardized exam scores to study in the USA (ACT/SAT)
  • English language proficiency- TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores
  • Recommendations from two teachers (optional)
  • International Student Financial Aid Application (pdf)

Cost of Attendance

The table below shows the total cost of attendance for Fall 2020-Spring 2021. These charges also includes the estimated expenses for books, travel and other personal expenses that a student has to incur while studying at Wabash College. 

ExpensesAmount (in USD)
Tuition45,000
Student Activities Fee450
Health Centre Fee400
Room and Board10,900
Books (estimated)950
Personal Expenses (estimated)1,950
Travel Expenses (estimated)550
Total Cost60,200

Financial Aid for International Students at Wabash College

Keeping in mind the affordability issues faced by students, Wabash College offers scholarships and awards for both its national and international students. A few of the financial aid awarded to international students are as follows:

Trustee International Scholarships- This scholarship includes two merit-based scholarship awards. 

  • It covers the total direct cost of the four-year attendance including tuition fees and on-campus room and board. However, it does not cover personal health insurance fees. 
  • The scholarship award is renewable up to eight semesters and required good academic progress. 
  • All the applicants who have submitted their admission application before February 15, 2020 will be reviewed for this scholarship award.

Presidential International Scholarship- It is a merit-based scholarship. 

  • The award amount starts at 30,000 USD per year.
  • It is awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s application. The scholarship award is renewable up to eight semesters and required good academic progress.
  • Priority is given to applicants who submit their admission application by February 1, 2020.

Need-Based Financial Aid- To apply for this scholarship, the candidate needs to provide complete financial information (i.e. income, savings, etc) for the college to assess the application.

  • The need-based package may include campus employment, limited number of grants and need-based scholarships that can be awarded.
  • Other Financial Aid Options- International students at Wabash College can apply for other international scholarships offered to finance their studies in the USA. Students can also apply for education loans in their respective home countries. 

Alumni Network

Wabash College offers an alumni eService portal to stay in touch with all its alumni. Apart from this, the alumni is also able to stay in touch with their professors and teachers lifelong. Future Wabash men are also benefited when recruited by the Alma Mater.

Wabash College has produced some very notable alumni, including:

  • Andrea James: a right activist, film producer, and blogger
  • Ward Lambert: an American basketball and baseball coach
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Wabash College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population882
FAFSA Code001844
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$43,870 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score117510701280 77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580530630-
Mathematics595540650-
ACTCheck Detailed Score262328 60%
English252128-
Mathematics262328-

Wabash College Acceptance Rate

63.0%

Acceptance Rate

1304

Total Applicants

848

Total Enrolled

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program63.0%
Total Applicants1347
Total Enrolled848

Wabash College Enrollment

Enrollment
Wabash College Enrollment848
Undergraduate Enrollment848
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate70.1%

Attendance Cost

$43,870

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$43,870 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,850 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,125 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1177110572-
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    RANKED  #280

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    301 W. Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
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    Book Store

    Wabash College Bookstore0.07 Km
    It's Your Interview, LLC1 Km
    Retro Gamer Expo1.37 Km
    D P Woods Publishing3.92 Km

    Restaurant

    Casey's0.61 Km
    Mama Fazio's Pizza0.63 Km
    Circle K0.64 Km
    The Barefoot Burger0.65 Km
    Valentino Italian Cuisine0.73 Km
    Brothers Pizza0.81 Km
    Domino's Pizza1.53 Km
    Plaza Lanes1.8 Km
    Subway2.16 Km
    Godfather's Pizza Express2.87 Km
    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store4.34 Km
    Subway Restaurants4.38 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Reclaimed By Grace0.74 Km
    Crawfordsville Square1.77 Km
    Trader Bucks1.98 Km

    Hospital

    Franciscan Physician Network Southside Family Medicine Crawfordsville1.75 Km
    Eastside Family Medicine2.88 Km
    Joint Replacement Surgeons: Anthony Feher, MD2.91 Km
    St vincents of Carmel3.17 Km
    Franciscan Health Crawfordsville3.19 Km

    Airport

    Crawfordsville Regional Airport6.74 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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