Wabash College

Location
Crawfordsville, IN
Student Size
868
College Type
Private University|Liberal Arts
Acceptance Rate
63%
Student To Faculty Ratio
9:1

About Our College

The college was initially named "The Wabash Teachers Seminary and Manual Labor College", a name shortened to its current form by 1851. Many of the founders were Presbyterian ministers, yet nevertheless believed that Wabash should be independent and non-sectarian. Patterning it after the liberal arts colleges of New England, they resolved "that the institution be at first a classical and English high school, rising into a college as soon as the wants of the country demand."

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