Ohio University-Main Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,896
5.29% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$21,607
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.52%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
73.9%
26,263 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
29,369
70.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
64%
2,453 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 (2,563 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (374 degrees), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (295 degrees).

In 2017, 9,687 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio University-Main Campus. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (7,901 degrees), 17.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (460 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $11,896, which is $-14,604 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $11,896, which is $-14,604 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,607.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,896
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $11,896. The cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $-14,604 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$21,607
2017 Value
1.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Ohio University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,607. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Ohio University-Main Campus grew by 1.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,268
Room and Board
$1,030
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio University-Main Campus was of $12,268 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,030. The cost of room and board increased by 2.8% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.04% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Ohio University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.
7.52%
2016 Default Rate
657
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio University-Main Campus was 7.52%, which represents 657 out of the 8741 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 26,263 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 27.3% annual growth. Out of those 26,263 applicants, 19,416 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.9% acceptance rate.

There were 29,369 students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2017, and 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ohio University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
19,416
Accepted Out of 26,263

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ohio University-Main Campus was 73.9% (19,416 admissions from 26,263 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 27.3%, while admissions grew by 25.8%.

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SAT Scores

17%
Submission Percentage
682
Scores Submitted

17% of enrolled first-time students at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ohio University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 29,369 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 20,805 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,564. This means that 70.8% 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 79.5% White, 5.81% Black or African American, 3.25% Two or More Races, 3.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Asian, 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0715% 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 (39.1%) and Black or African American Female (3.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.1%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Black or African American Female (2.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,369 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 20,805 and the part-time enrollment is 8,564. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 University-Main Campus was 80%. 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
    23,335
  2. Black or African American
    1,706
  3. Two or More Races
    955

The enrolled student population at Ohio University-Main Campus is 79.5% White, 5.81% Black or African American, 3.25% Two or More Races, 3.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Asian, 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0715% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 577 students (1.96%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 2317 more women than men received degrees from Ohio University-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Ohio University-Main Campus are white (7,901 degrees awarded). There were 17.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (460 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus is Registered Nursing (2,563 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (374 degrees) and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (295 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 (94 degrees awarded), Communications (744 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (419 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 (1,333,270 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (226,577 people), Other managers (187,325 people), Medical & health services managers (155,342 people), and Pharmacists (134,222 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (94 degrees awarded), Communications (744 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (419 degrees), Health (3,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (189 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 Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Sales managers, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (94 degrees awarded), Communications (744 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (419 degrees), Health (3,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (189 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,532,713 people), Elementary & secondary schools (507,378 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (292,917 people), Outpatient care centers (249,729 people), and Offices of physicians (212,316 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (94 degrees awarded), Communications (744 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (419 degrees), Health (3,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (189 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.
Most Common
  1. 2563 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 374 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 295 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus was Registered Nursing with 2563 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 3,685
  2. 6,002

In 2017, 3,685 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus, which is 0.614 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,002).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 393 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.41 times more than the 279 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 2387 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio University-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 8.01 times more than the 298 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 48% 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, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio University-Main Campus is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, 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, 0.938% of graduates (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,901 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    460 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    263 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio University-Main Campus is white (7,901 degrees awarded). There were 17.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (460 degrees).

2.09% of degree recipients (202 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    5,007 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,894 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio University-Main Campus is white female (5,007 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,894 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $536M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $43.8M (8.17%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Ohio University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $797M. Ohio University-Main Campus employs 275 Associate professors, 234 Professors, and 234 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ohio University-Main Campus are Male Associate professors (176), Male Professors(164), and Male Assistant professors (137).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus are: Management, with 478 employees, Service, with 385 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 346 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$536M
2017 Endowment
11.3%
growth from 2016

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $536M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio University-Main Campus grew 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $250M 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. $26M - Federal
  2. $5.94M - State
  3. $772k - Local

As of 2017, Ohio University-Main Campus received $26M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.94M from state grants and contracts, and $772k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$328M
2017 Salaries
4.92%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a median of $328M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($797M) and a 4.92% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.21% decline from 2015 and a 23.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$83.3M
Instructional Salaries
997
Number of Employees

In 2017, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a total of $83.3M to 997 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
275 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
478 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Associate professor with 275 employees; Professor with 234 employees; and Professor with 234 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Management with 478 employees; Service with 385 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 346 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus was Male Associate professor with 176 employees, Male Professor with 164 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 137 employees.

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

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