Ohio Christian University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,533
23% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$24,515
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,843
65.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37.4%
55 Graduates

About

Ohio Christian University is a higher education institution located in Pickaway County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ohio Christian University were General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees awarded), Divinity & Ministry (60 degrees), and General Psychology (36 degrees).

In 2019, 821 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio Christian University. 64.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (408 degrees), 1.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (240 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $13,533, which is $−13,747 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $13,533, which is $−13,747 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,515.

In 2019, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,533
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University was $13,533. The cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University is $−13,747 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$24,515
2019 Value
2.23%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Ohio Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,515. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Ohio Christian University grew by 2.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,788
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio Christian University was of $7,788 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 0.516% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Ohio Christian University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 9.52% with respect to 2018, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
18.1%
2017 Default Rate
376
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio Christian University was 18.1%, which represents 376 out of the 2082 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Ohio Christian University has a total enrollment of 2,843 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 1,861 students and the part-time enrollment is 982. This means that 65.5% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.6% White, 24.5% Black or African American, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.668% Asian, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.246% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ohio Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.9%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (17.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (25.2%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and White Female (18.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,843 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 1,861 and the part-time enrollment is 982. This means that 65.5% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ohio Christian University was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Ohio Christian University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,467
  2. Black or African American
    696
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    79

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University is 51.6% White, 24.5% Black or African American, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.668% Asian, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.246% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 495 students (17.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 239 more women than men received degrees from Ohio Christian University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ohio Christian University is white (408 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (240 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio Christian University is General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees awarded), followed by Divinity & Ministry (60 degrees) and General Psychology (36 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ohio Christian University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (196 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (133 degrees), and Business (281 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Accountants & auditors (1,008,138 people), Other managers (810,558 people), Financial managers (513,375 people), Chief executives & legislators (408,771 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (330,946 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (196 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (133 degrees), Business (281 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (196 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (133 degrees), Business (281 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,013,389 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (634,264 people), Computer Systems Design (545,245 people), Banking & related activities (510,940 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (491,865 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (196 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (133 degrees), Business (281 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ohio Christian University.
Most Common
  1. 105 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 36 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio Christian University was General Business Administration & Management with 105 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

291
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
530
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 291 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University, which is 0.549 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (530).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.645 times less than the 169 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 169 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio Christian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.55 times more than the 109 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 29% of students graduating from Ohio Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio Christian University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.64% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    408 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    240 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio Christian University is white (408 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (240 degrees).

14.1% of degree recipients (116 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    258 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    157 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio Christian University is white female (258 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (157 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.27M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $370k (7.02%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Ohio Christian University had a total salary expenditure of $31.4M. Ohio Christian University employs 83 No academic ranks, 9 Assistant professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Ohio Christian University are Male No academic ranks (58), Female No academic ranks(25), and Male Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University are: Management, with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Sales and related with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.27M
2019 Endowment
4.74%
growth from 2018

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at about $5.27M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio Christian University grew 4.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $788k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Ohio Christian University received $788k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.6M
2019 Salaries
10.6%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Ohio Christian University paid a median of $13.6M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($31.4M) and a 10.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.19% decline from 2017 and a 10.8% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.12M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2019, Ohio Christian University paid a total of $2.12M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
83 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were No academic rank with 83 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were Management with 62 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; and Sales and related with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University was Male No academic rank with 58 employees, Female No academic rank with 25 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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