At Ohio Wesleyan University, we believe passionately that learning is as much about doing as it is about studying. That’s why we offer so many ways to help you transform the theory you learn in class into practical experiences. Mission trips, research fellowships, study abroad programs to fit most any schedule, and our unique Theory-to-Practice grant—these are just some of the ways your OWU experience will be anything but ordinary.Read More About Theory-to-Practice
In El Salvador, Alfonso saw poverty, and he discovered how his gifts can help improve the world.
It’s one thing to act, but Andrea’s experience showed her a whole new role for herself.
Kristen knew she loved animals. Field experiences in Nebraska and Texas sparked a passion for research.
Working in Philadelphia was a semester-long lesson in life that Kyle will never forget.
Central American history came alive when Kit met business owners in modern Nicaragua.
We are ranked in the top 20% nationally among the liberal arts institutions rated by Washington Monthly on the basis of performance as engines of social mobility, contributions to fostering scientific and humanistic research, and promotion of an ethic of service to country.
We were one of just 10 universities in the country selected by the Institute of International Education to participate in the new International Academic Partnerships Program.
We are one of a select group of colleges and universities that merit inclusion in The Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review’s annual Best Colleges guide, and The Templeton Foundation’s Colleges That Encourage Character Development
"You can't do theatre unless you're actually doing theatre. My Sagan Fellowship took me really deep into political theatre."
Andrea Kraus '13 theatre