Ohio Christian University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,680
2.03% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$25,232
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
18.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
4,483
63.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
34%
49 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 Divinity & Ministry (95 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (93 degrees), and General Psychology (51 degrees).

In 2017, 796 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio Christian University. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (416 degrees), 1.99 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (209 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $10,680, which is $-14,514 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $10,680, which is $-14,514 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,232.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,680
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University was $10,680. The cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University is $-14,514 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$25,232
2017 Value
35.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Ohio Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,232. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Ohio Christian University grew by 35.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,699
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio Christian University was of $7,699 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 2.67% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Ohio Christian University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.55% with respect to 2016, when 66% 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.
18.3%
2016 Default Rate
328
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio Christian University was 18.3%, which represents 328 out of the 1791 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 4,483 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 2,830 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,653. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 2.36% Hispanic or Latino, 0.468% Asian, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0223% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ohio Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Black or African American Female (17.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (22.2%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and White Female (17.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,483 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 2,830 and the part-time enrollment is 1,653. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2017 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 65%. 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
    2,149
  2. Black or African American
    1,202
  3. Two or More Races
    119

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University is 47.9% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 2.36% Hispanic or Latino, 0.468% Asian, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0223% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 861 students (19.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 198 more women than men received degrees from Ohio Christian University. The majority of degree recipients at Ohio Christian University are white (416 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (209 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio Christian University is Divinity & Ministry (95 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (93 degrees) and General Psychology (51 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 (211 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), and Business (320 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 (1,102,283 people), Other managers (688,737 people), Financial managers (434,635 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (380,847 people), and Chief executives & legislators (334,174 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (211 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Business (320 degrees), Psychology (51 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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, Nurse anesthetists, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (211 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Business (320 degrees), Psychology (51 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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 (871,088 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (543,496 people), Banking & related activities (511,237 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (500,360 people), and Computer Systems Design (443,314 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (211 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Business (320 degrees), Psychology (51 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 93 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 51 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio Christian University was Divinity & Ministry with 95 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 299
  2. 497

In 2017, 299 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University, which is 0.602 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (497).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.49 times less than the 206 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 206 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio Christian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.04 times more than the 101 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 18% of students graduating from Ohio Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (58.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio Christian University is Male and Black or African American (58.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio Christian University is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (209 degrees).

14.6% 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
    251 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    165 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio Christian University is white female (251 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (165 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.29M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $695k (13.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Ohio Christian University had a total salary expenditure of $37M. Ohio Christian University employs 178 No academic ranks, 10 Instructors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Ohio Christian University are Male No academic ranks (94), Female No academic ranks(84), and Female Instructors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University are: Sales and related, with 70 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 65 employees, and Management with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.29M
2017 Endowment
14.8%
growth from 2016

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at about $5.29M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio Christian University grew 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.8M 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. $2.15M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Ohio Christian University received $2.15M 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

$16.6M
2017 Salaries
10.8%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Ohio Christian University paid a median of $16.6M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($37M) and a 10.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 19.3% growth from 2015 and a 8.79% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.35M
Instructional Salaries
209
Number of Employees

In 2017, Ohio Christian University paid a total of $3.35M to 209 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
178 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were No academic rank with 178 employees; Instructor with 10 employees; and Instructor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were Sales and related with 70 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees; and Management with 47 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. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University was Male No academic rank with 94 employees, Female No academic rank with 84 employees, and Female Instructor with 7 employees.

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