Wabash College

301 West Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933-352
Tel: (765)361-6100
Private not-for-profit | 910 students
Wabash College is a private, independent, four year liberal arts college for men, granting Bachelor of Arts degree.

School Overview:

Wabash College
CountyMontgomery County, IN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
85 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment910 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
908 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
2 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted67%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)510-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)530-655460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)480-590440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2819-25
ACT Math (25-75%)23-2818-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2820-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1832, Wabash College is an independent, liberal arts college for men with an enrollment of 850 students. Its mission is excellence in teaching and learning within a community built on close and caring relationships among students, faculty, and staff.
  • The 60-acre wooded campus contains 25 buildings predominantly of Georgian architecture. Caleb Mills taught the first class of Wabash students in 1833 in Forest Hall, located since 1965 at the north end of campus and now home to the Teacher Education Department. Built in 1836, Caleb Mills'House hosts various college functions. Also built in 1836, Hovey Cottage, home to the College's second faculty member Edmund O. Hovey, houses the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. The College dedicated the newly expanded and renovated Fine Arts Center in 1993. The Detchon Center for Modern Languages and International Studies, housed in an expanded and renovated campus landmark built in 1893, is a state-of-the-art facility. During the Campaign for Leadership, Wabash built Hays Hall, the $30 million home of the biology and chemistry departments; renovated Goodrich Hall, which is home to the mathematics and physics departments; built a $2 million Malcolm X Institute for Black Studies; and built the $20 million Allen Athletics and Recreation Center.
  • Wabash offers 21 majors in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Economics, English, French, German, Greek, History, Latin, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Rhetoric, Spanish, and Theater. Students may choose a double major, a 3-2 engineering program with Columbia University or Washington University (St. Louis); or a 3-3 program in law with Columbia University. Students interested in secondary education may participate in the Ninth Semester Teach Education Program.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Nearby Schools:

Wabash College
0 mi. away
DePauw University
27.5 mi. away
Marian University
40.2 mi. away
Martin University
45.4 mi. away

View all schools in: Indiana, Montgomery , Crawfordsville, Zip 47933

Recent Articles:

Evaluating and choosing a liberal arts college
Published January 22, 2013
This article discusses important factors to consider when evaluating and choosing a liberal arts college.

Why choose a liberal arts college?
This article explores the many reasons to choose a liberal arts college over a public university or technical college.

History of a Liberal Arts Education
This is a short history of a liberal arts education from ancient antiquity to modern day liberal arts colleges.

  • More articles: About Liberal Arts Colleges

    I am a:
    Parent or guardian name:
    First name:
    Middle name:
    Last name:
    Student date of birth:
    Country of citizenship:
    Student is:
    Target start date:
    Name of current school:
    School type:
    Applying for financial aid?:

    Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


    (enter "N/A" if not applicable)

    Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

    Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

    Most Popular Articles: