Ohio University-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,298

2.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,899

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.72%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

74.9%

20,623 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

29,509

70.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.8%

2,517 Graduates

About

Ohio University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Athens County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ohio University-Main Campus were Registered Nursing (2,388 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (315 degrees), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (269 degrees).

In 2016, 9,278 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio University-Main Campus. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (7,554 degrees), 17.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $11,298, which is $-14,558 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $11,298, which is $-14,558 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,899.

In 2016, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,298

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $11,298. The cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $-14,558 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$21,899

2016 Value

6.51%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Ohio University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,899. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Ohio University-Main Campus grew by 6.51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,934

Room and Board

$990

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio University-Main Campus was of $11,934 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $990. The cost of room and board increased by 3.49% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.08% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Ohio University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.66% with respect to 2015, when 53% 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.

9.72%

2015 Default Rate

946

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio University-Main Campus was 9.72%, which represents 946 out of the 9731 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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Admissions

Ohio University-Main Campus received 20,623 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.8% annual decline. Out of those 20,623 applicants, 15,437 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.9% acceptance rate.

There were 29,509 students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2016, and 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ohio University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 27.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

15,437

Accepted Out of 20,623

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ohio University-Main Campus was 74.9% (15,437 admissions from 20,623 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 74.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.8%, while admissions declined by -1.22%.

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SAT Scores

18%

Submission Percentage

775

Scores Submitted

18% of enrolled first-time students at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ohio University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 29,509 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 20,815 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,694. This means that 70.5% of students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.9% White, 5.55% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% Asian, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0678% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.1%), followed by White Male (38.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.8%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Black or African American Female (2.58%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,509 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 20,815 and the part-time enrollment is 8,694. This means that 70.5% of students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 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 University-Main Campus was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Ohio University-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    23,566

  2. Black or African American

    1,638

  3. Two or More Races

    947

The enrolled student population at Ohio University-Main Campus is 79.9% White, 5.55% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% Asian, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0678% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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, 511 students (1.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2260 more women than men received degrees from Ohio University-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Ohio University-Main Campus are white (7,554 degrees awarded). There were 17.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus is Registered Nursing (2,388 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (315 degrees) and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (269 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ohio University-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (426 degrees), and Communications (725 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 University-Main Campus are Registered nurses (1,291,769 people), Miscellaneous managers (411,543 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (330,653 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (274,575 people), and Postsecondary teachers (184,664 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (426 degrees), Communications (725 degrees), Health (3,251 degrees), and Social Sciences (552 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (426 degrees), Communications (725 degrees), Health (3,251 degrees), and Social Sciences (552 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 University-Main Campus are Hospitals (1,601,886 people), Elementary & secondary schools (615,080 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (436,646 people), Legal services (276,964 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (274,927 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (426 degrees), Communications (725 degrees), Health (3,251 degrees), and Social Sciences (552 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 University-Main Campus.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus was Registered Nursing with 2388 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,509

  2. 5,769

In 2016, 3,509 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,769).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 383 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 241 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 2277 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio University-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 7.44 times more than the 306 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 49% of students graduating from Ohio University-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio University-Main Campus is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.159% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,554 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    432 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    226 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio University-Main Campus is white (7,554 degrees awarded). There were 17.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

2.27% of degree recipients (211 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    4,822 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,732 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    254 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio University-Main Campus is white female (4,822 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,732 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $507M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.51M (0.495%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Ohio University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $707M. Of that $707M, they spent $337M on salaries and $707M on benefits.

Ohio University-Main Campus employs 298 Associate professors, 265 Assistant professors, and 225 Professors. Most academics at Ohio University-Main Campus are Male Associate professors (191), Male Professors(161), and Male Assistant professors (148).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus are: Management, with 446 employees, Service, with 384 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 349 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$507M

2015 Endowment

1.73%

decline from 2014

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $507M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio University-Main Campus declined 1.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $236M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $26.8M - Federal

  2. $6.73M - State

  3. $842k - Local

As of 2015, Ohio University-Main Campus received $26.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.73M from state grants and contracts, and $842k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$337M

Salary Expenditure

$707M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Ohio University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $707M. Of that $707M, they spent $337M on salaries and $707M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Ohio University-Main Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$337M

2015 Salaries

23.5%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a median of $337M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($707M) and a 23.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.51% growth from 2013 and a 7.72% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$76.1M

Instructional Salaries

939

Number of Employees

In 2015, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a total of $76.1M to 939 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

298 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

446 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Associate professor with 298 employees; Assistant professor with 265 employees; and Assistant professor with 225 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Management with 446 employees; Service with 384 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 349 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus was Male Associate professor with 191 employees, Male Professor with 161 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 148 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ohio University-Main Campus.

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