2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$21,466

Net Price

62%

Admitted

21%

Enrolled

81%

Graduation Rate

9/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Wabash College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 840. In 2021, there were 28 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #6 in Indiana and ranks #165 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

28

Total Enrollment

840

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Wabash College

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#6

Indiana Rank

Combining ranking factors for 45 schools that offer psychology degrees in Indiana, Wabash College ranks #6.

#165

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Wabash College ranks #165.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Wabash College offers Experimental Psychology and Research Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
Experimental Psychology14
Research Psychology14
Total Graduates28
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,635 students applied to the Wabash College. The university admitted 62% and 21% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Indiana universities is 7,207. On average, all Indiana institutions admit 78% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Wabash College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 85%. Compared to all Indiana four or more years colleges, the percentage is 71%.

The overall graduation rate for Wabash College is 81%, compared to 58% for all Indiana universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 15%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare WC to Indiana Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Wabash College to the average of all Indiana four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

WC

1,635

Applicants

62%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

85%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

81%

Graduation Rate

IN Colleges

7,207

Applicants

78%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

71%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 93 or 96% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 4 or 4% part-time faculty members employed at Wabash College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 93 or 96%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

WC

9 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

96%

Percent Full-Time

4%

Percent Part-Time

96%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

IN Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

56%

Percent Full-Time

44%

Percent Part-Time

53%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Wabash College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $45,000, and the average cost for books and supplies is $950.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $0 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Wabash College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Wabash College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,600
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,750
Total Living Expenses$13,350
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$45,000
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$950
Total Undergraduate Expenses$59,300
In-State, Graduate Tuition$0
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$0
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Wabash College is $21,466. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Wabash College to all Indiana universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

WC

$59,300

Cost to Attend

$35,167

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,466

Net Price

IN Colleges

$38,729

Cost to Attend

$17,548

Average Financial Aid

93%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,333

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 240 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 863 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $35,167.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid863$35,167
Pell Grants230$4,661
Federal Student Loans568$6,687
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Wabash College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

WC

863

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

230

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

568

Federal Student Loans

34%

Federal Student Loans

IN Colleges

4,881

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

2,153

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

2,532

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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