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Ohio Wesleyan University BS in Zoology

The main focus area for this major is Zoology/Animal Biology. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Zoology is a major offered under the biological and biomedical sciences program of study at Ohio Wesleyan University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in zoology, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

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Rankings for the OWU BS in Zoology

#48 in the U.S
#3 in Ohio

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at OWU was ranked #48 on College Factual's Best Schools for zoology list. It is also ranked #3 in Ohio.

Here are some of the other rankings for OWU.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Zoology 5
Most Focused Colleges for Zoology 6
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Zoology 34
Most Popular Colleges for Zoology 35
Best Zoology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 40
Best Zoology Schools 48
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Zoology 62
Best Value Colleges for Zoology 79

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Zoology from OWU Cost?

$47,130 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

OWU Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at OWU was $5,090 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $46,870 $46,870
Fees $260 $260
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $13,246 $13,246
On Campus Other Expenses $1,700 $1,700

Learn more about OWU tuition and fees.

OWU Zoology BS Student Debt

One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at OWU in Zoology walked away with an average of $27,000 in student debt. That is 22% higher than the national average of $22,140.


Does OWU Offer an Online BS in Zoology?

Online degrees for the OWU zoology bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the OWU Online Learning page.

OWU Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Zoology

24 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
75.0% Women
4.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 24 students received their bachelor’s degree in zoology. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 75.0% of the zoology students who took home a bachelor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 70.5%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in zoology at OWU in 2019-2020, 4.2% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 23%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 20
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

BS in Zoology Focus Areas at OWU

Zoology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Zoology/Animal Biology 24

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to zoology.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 12
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 3
Botany/Plant Biology 1
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 4
Genetics 8

View All Zoology Related Majors >


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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