A Distinctive, Life-Changing Education

A Lutheran-affiliated liberal arts college in the heart of Southwest Ohio, Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Guests on our campus, which is recognized as one of America's most beautiful, will quickly feel the friendliness with the first of many "Wittenberg Hellos" during their visit.

Witt by the Numbers

Wittenberg was chartered in 1845 by Ezra Keller and a group of pastors who broke with the German church and created the English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Ohio.

Wittenberg Welcome Fountain
Historic Myers Hall at Wittenberg University

Mission, History & Traditions

From Myers Hall to the Kissing Bridge to an age-old academic Commencement ritual, Wittenberg is immersed in tradition. These traditions have been created by an inimitable history that began in 1845. Together, Wittenberg's history and traditions make the university distinctive in American higher education.

Wittenberg University President Michael Frandsen

University Leadership

Wittenberg University is actively engaged in defining its future through a comprehensive strategic planning process designed to propel the college to new heights of excellence, led by a senior team committed to the University's mission.

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