Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH 45504

Wittenberg University is one of the 70 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in Springfield. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 539 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 388 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%).

Every year 67% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Wittenberg University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $37,930, and fees were $800. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $37,930 and $800 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Lutheran Church in America
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1916 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,264/credit
In State Students$1,264/credit
Out of State Students$1,264/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$556/credit
In State Students$556/credit
Out of State Students$556/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $56,880 $56,880 $56,880
ADN 70 $88,480 $88,480 $88,480
BSN 125 $158,000 $158,000 $158,000
FNP 50 $27,800 $27,800 $27,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Wittenberg University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,757
Other Federal Grant 3% $4,863
State Grant & Scholarships 22% $2,886
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $23,551
Federal Student Loans 94% $5,733
Private Loans 61% $4,242


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,813
$30,001 to $48,000$20,150
$48,001 to $75,000$24,150
$75,001 to $110,000$27,052
Over $110,000$27,307

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Harold and Josephine Shank Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Graham High school who will attend Wittenberg University.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

Wittenberg University
Ward St at N Wittenberg Ave
Springfield, OH 45504

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