Ohio Northern University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Ada, OH

$34,440

Avg tuition

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About Ohio Northern University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Ohio Northern University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Ada, Ohio. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,817, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 65%. The university offers 93 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,440.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

65% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

84% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

76% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1100-1320

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

28%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

White

76%

Unknown

11%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

Hispanic

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

48%

Socio-economic diversity

23% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

23%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,581
State Grant Aid $3,403
Institution Grant Aid $21,279
Pell Grant Aid $4,268

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$60k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.