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Wabash College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Wabash College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Wabash College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Wabash College was awarded 115 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is rhetoric and composition.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Wabash as #331 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Wabash also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

See all of the rankings for Wabash College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Wabash?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Wabash College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 63%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Wabash submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wabash College  ( 550 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Wabash College  ( 570 to 670 )
Wabash received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Wabash College  ( 22 to 29 )

Learn more about Wabash College admissions.

Wabash College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Wabash it is much better at 9 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Wabash College is 93%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  93 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wabash College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Wabash College has a freshmen retention rate of 84%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Wabash for first-time, full-time students is 66%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  66 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Wabash College.

Wabash College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 868 full-time undergraduates at Wabash.

How Much Does Wabash College Cost?

The overall average net price of Wabash is $19,015. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Wabash

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,276 $13,875 $14,845 $19,694 $27,176

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Wabash, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wabash, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,456 a year. That adds up to $25,824 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wabash is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Wabash Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Wabash with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $56,300 in their early years. This is good news for future Wabash graduates since it is 41% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Wabash College make the most money.

Location of Wabash College

Located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Wabash College is a private not-for-profit institution. Crawfordsville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Wabash are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 301 West Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352
Phone: 765-361-6100

Wabash College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Political Science & Government 27 $39,585
Economics 22 $51,273
Religious Studies 15 NA
General Biology 13 $31,305
History 13 $25,194
Child Development & Psychology 11 NA
Writing Studies 10 $47,260
Philosophy 9 NA
Romance Languages 9 NA
General English Literature 9 $32,711

Learn more about the majors offered at Wabash College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Wabash

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 95 students took at least one online class at Wabash College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 95 32
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Wabash College.

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Notes and References


*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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