Ohio University-Main Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,352
3.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,207
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.21%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
86.5%
24,978 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
24,145
73.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.7%
2,773 Graduates

About

Ohio University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Athens County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Ohio University-Main Campus were Registered Nursing (1,714 degrees awarded), General Psychology (225 degrees), and Business Analytics (222 degrees).

In 2022, 9,599 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio University-Main Campus. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (7,565 degrees), 13.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (574 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $13,352, which is $−16,798 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $13,352, which is $−16,798 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,207.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Ohio University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,352
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $13,352. The cost of tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus is $−16,798 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$20,207
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ohio University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,207. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ohio University-Main Campus grew by 1.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,862
Room and Board
$918
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio University-Main Campus was of $11,862 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $918. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Ohio University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.57% with respect to 2021, when 70% 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.
1.21%
2019 Default Rate
103
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio University-Main Campus was 1.21%, which represents 103 out of the 8482 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 24,978 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.9% annual growth. Out of those 24,978 applicants, 21,610 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.5% acceptance rate.

There were 24,145 students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2022. 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ohio University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 20.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
21,610
Accepted Out of 24,978

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ohio University-Main Campus was 86.5% (21,610 admissions from 24,978 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 88.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.9%, while admissions grew by 12.3%..

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage (2022)
557
Scores Submitted (2022)

13% of enrolled first-time students at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ohio University-Main Campus had a total enrollment of 24,145 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 17,802 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,343. This means that 73.7% 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 77.7% White, 5.94% Black or African American, 4.39% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.28% Asian, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0497% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.6%), followed by White Male (35%) and Black or African American Female (2.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (24.9%) and Black or African American Female (2.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,145 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio University-Main Campus is 17,802 and the part-time enrollment is 6,343. This means that 73.7% of students enrolled at Ohio University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
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 University-Main Campus was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    18,770 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,434 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,060 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ohio University-Main Campus is 77.7% White, 5.94% Black or African American, 4.39% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.28% Asian, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0497% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 479 students (1.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,451 more women than men received degrees from Ohio University-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ohio University-Main Campus is white (7,565 degrees awarded). There were 13.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (574 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus is Registered Nursing (1,714 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (225 degrees) and Business Analytics (222 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Physical Sciences (232 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (535 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (288 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 University-Main Campus are Registered nurses (1,456,093 people), Physicians (214,691 people), Other managers (204,648 people), Medical & health services managers (188,534 people), and Social workers, all other (186,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus in 2022 are Physical Sciences (232 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (535 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (288 degrees), Health (2,916 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (246 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 University-Main Campus are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Physical Sciences (232 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (535 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (288 degrees), Health (2,916 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (246 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,734,812 people), Elementary & secondary schools (508,712 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (361,856 people), Outpatient care centers (351,756 people), and Offices of physicians (272,755 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio University-Main Campus are Physical Sciences (232 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (535 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (288 degrees), Health (2,916 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (246 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 University-Main Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,714 degrees awarded
  2. 225 degrees awarded
  3. 222 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio University-Main Campus was Registered Nursing with 1,714 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,574
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
6,025
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,574 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus, which is 0.593 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,025).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 0.155 times less than the 1507 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1507 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio University-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 6.44 times more than the 234 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2022, 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 67% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ohio University-Main Campus is Female and Asian (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.613% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,565 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    574 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    395 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio University-Main Campus is white (7,565 degrees awarded). There were 13.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (574 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (192 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    4,783 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,782 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    366 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ohio University-Main Campus is white female (4,783 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2782 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $649M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.4%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Ohio University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of 640M. Ohio University-Main Campus employs 285 Lecturers, 241 Associate professors and 222 Professors. Most academics at Ohio University-Main Campus are Female Lecturer (169), Male Professor (154), and Male Associate professor (152).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus are: Management, with 499 employees, Service, with 322 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 295 employees.

Endowment

$649M
2022 Endowment
13.2%
decline from 2021

Ohio University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $649M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio University-Main Campus declined 13.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $276M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $36.3M - Federal
  2. $2.7M - State
  3. $314k - Local

As of 2022, Ohio University-Main Campus received $36.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.7M from state grants and contracts, and $314k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$299M
2022 Salaries
5.04%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a median of $299M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($640M) and a 5.04% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$71.5M
Instructional Salaries
815
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ohio University-Main Campus paid a total of $71.5M to 815 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
285 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
499 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Lecturer with 285 employees, Associate professor with 241 employees, and Professor with 222 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus were Management with 499 employees, Service with 322 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 295 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ohio University-Main Campus was Female Lecturer with 169 employees, Male Professor with 154 employees, and Male Associate professor with 152 employees.

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

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