Ohio Christian University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,247
24.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,490
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.47%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,600
49.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.6%
72 Graduates

About

Ohio Christian University is a higher education institution located in Pickaway County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Ohio Christian University were General Business Administration & Management (60 degrees awarded), Divinity & Ministry (34 degrees), and General Psychology (34 degrees).

In 2022, 447 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio Christian University. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (278 degrees), 2.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $16,247, which is $−12,083 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Christian University is $16,247, which is $−12,083 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,490.

In 2022, 57% of undergraduate students attending Ohio Christian University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,247
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University was $16,247. The cost of tuition at Ohio Christian University is $−12,083 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$20,490
2022 Value
8.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ohio Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,490. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ohio Christian University grew by 8.75%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,472
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio Christian University was of $7,472 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Ohio Christian University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 13.6% with respect to 2021, 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.
2.47%
2019 Default Rate
44
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio Christian University was 2.47%, which represents 44 out of the 1778 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 had a total enrollment of 1,600 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 791 students and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 49.4% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.6% White, 16% Black or African American, 3.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.813% Asian, 0.688% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.188% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Ohio Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Black or African American Male (7.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.1%), followed by White Female (22.8%) and Black or African American Female (19.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio Christian University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,600 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Christian University is 791 and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 49.4% of students enrolled at Ohio Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 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 (72%), Ohio Christian University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    778 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    256 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    51 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ohio Christian University is 48.6% White, 16% Black or African American, 3.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.813% Asian, 0.688% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.188% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 81 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 (278 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio Christian University is General Business Administration & Management (60 degrees awarded), followed by Divinity & Ministry (34 degrees) and General Psychology (34 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (120 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (60 degrees), and Psychology (34 degrees).

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 (1,046,990 people), Other managers (791,669 people), Financial managers (508,499 people), Chief executives & legislators (404,998 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (323,010 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University in 2022 are Theology (120 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (60 degrees), Psychology (34 degrees), Business (117 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (120 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (60 degrees), Psychology (34 degrees), Business (117 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (935,978 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (569,205 people), Computer Systems Design (554,734 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (542,820 people), and Banking & related activities (505,675 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Christian University are Theology (120 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (60 degrees), Psychology (34 degrees), Business (117 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 60 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio Christian University was General Business Administration & Management with 60 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

183
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
264
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University, which is 0.693 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (264).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 1.41 times more than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Christian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from Ohio Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ohio Christian University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    278 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio Christian University is white (278 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

2.91% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    164 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ohio Christian University is white female (164 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (114 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.58M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−9.35%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Ohio Christian University had a total salary expenditure of 17.9M. Ohio Christian University employs 38 No academic ranks, 8 Assistant professors and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at Ohio Christian University are Male No academic rank (19), Female No academic rank (19), and Male Assistant professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University are: Management, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

Endowment

$6.58M
2022 Endowment
9.93%
decline from 2021

Ohio Christian University has an endowment valued at about $6.58M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio Christian University declined 9.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $42.7M 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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Salary Expenditure

$7.29M
2022 Salaries
11%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Ohio Christian University paid a median of $7.29M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($17.9M) and a 11% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.34M
Instructional Salaries
53
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ohio Christian University paid a total of $1.34M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were No academic rank with 38 employees, Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Christian University were Management with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio Christian University was Male No academic rank with 19 employees, Female No academic rank with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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