Established in 1842 by the United Methodist Church, Ohio Wesleyan University is located on over two hundred acres near downtown Delaware, Ohio. OWU (pronounced “oh-WOO”), is a liberal arts college that is nationally recognized for its community service efforts. Nearly every student on campus participates in some form of philanthropic activity every year. Students learn in an extremely active manner as the university firmly believes in offering students learning opportunities in real-world settings.
Ohio Wesleyan University appreciates the individuality and diversity of its students and believes that it is this diversity that teaches their students how to work cooperatively and successfully in a global community. OWU offers over a hundred social clubs and organizations and has an active Greek presence on campus that contributes significantly to the organization of community volunteer services and philanthropic activities.
Life at OWU is an interesting, eclectic mix of people and activities that offer students the opportunity to learn in an environment that promotes individuality and teamwork. Students gain functional knowledge that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.