Ohio Northern University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,240

3.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,348

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.32%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

64.1%

3,934 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,108

92.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

73.8%

327 Graduates

About

Ohio Northern University is a higher education institution located in Hardin County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ohio Northern University were Mechanical Engineering (48 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (34 degrees), and Accounting (33 degrees).

In 2016, 749 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ohio Northern University. 49.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (638 degrees), 23.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Northern University is $29,240, which is $4,825 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ohio Northern University is $29,240, which is $4,825 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,348.

In 2016, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,240

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Ohio Northern University was $29,240. The cost of tuition at Ohio Northern University is $4,825 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$24,348

2016 Value

4.25%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Ohio Northern University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,348. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Ohio Northern University grew by 4.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,890

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio Northern University was of $10,890 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.183% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Ohio Northern University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 14.7% with respect to 2015, when 75% 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.

3.32%

2015 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Ohio Northern University was 3.32%, which represents 24 out of the 723 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 Northern University received 3,934 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 26.6% annual growth. Out of those 3,934 applicants, 2,522 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,108 students enrolled at Ohio Northern University in 2016, and 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ohio Northern University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,522

Accepted Out of 3,934

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ohio Northern University was 64.1% (2,522 admissions from 3,934 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 69%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 26.6%, while admissions grew by 17.5%.

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SAT Scores

17%

Submission Percentage

104

Scores Submitted

17% of enrolled first-time students at Ohio Northern University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ohio Northern University has a total enrollment of 3,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Northern University is 2,888 students and the part-time enrollment is 220. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Ohio Northern University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ohio Northern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.7% White, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 1.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.225% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0322% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ohio Northern University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (43.6%), followed by White Female (35.7%) and Black or African American Male (2.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50.5%), followed by White Male (28.7%) and Black or African American Female (2.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ohio Northern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Ohio Northern University is 2,888 and the part-time enrollment is 220. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Ohio Northern University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

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 Northern University was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Ohio Northern University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,445

  2. Black or African American

    115

  3. Two or More Races

    84

The enrolled student population at Ohio Northern University is 78.7% White, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 1.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.225% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0322% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 214 students (6.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 13 fewer women than men received degrees from Ohio Northern University. The majority of degree recipients at Ohio Northern University are white (638 degrees awarded). There were 23.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ohio Northern University is Mechanical Engineering (48 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (34 degrees) and Accounting (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ohio Northern University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (98 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 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 Northern University are Miscellaneous managers (510,170 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (390,792 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (318,681 people), Civil engineers (237,540 people), and Designers (229,249 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Northern University are Legal (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (98 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees).

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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 Northern University are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Ohio Northern University are Legal (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (98 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (41 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 Northern University are Computer Systems Design (464,629 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (452,121 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (394,675 people), Elementary & secondary schools (332,968 people), and Construction (290,623 people).

The most specialized majors at Ohio Northern University are Legal (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (98 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ohio Northern University was Mechanical Engineering with 48 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 381

  2. 368

In 2016, 381 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Northern University, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (368).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Ohio Northern University in Pharmacy, which is 0.592 times less than the 98 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Ohio Northern University in Pharmacy, which is 1.69 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 51% of students graduating from Ohio Northern University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ohio Northern University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    638 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ohio Northern University is white (638 degrees awarded). There were 23.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

0.668% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    328 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    310 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ohio Northern University is white female (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (310 degrees).

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Operations

Ohio Northern University has an endowment valued at nearly $168M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-5.05M (-3.01%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Ohio Northern University had a total expenditure of $89.2M. Of that $89.2M, they spent $38.8M on salaries and $89.2M on benefits.

Ohio Northern University employs 75 Assistant professors, 71 Associate professors, and 54 Professors. Most academics at Ohio Northern University are Male Associate professors (43), Male Professors(42), and Male Assistant professors (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Northern University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 89 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 68 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$168M

2015 Endowment

0.696%

decline from 2014

Ohio Northern University has an endowment valued at about $168M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Ohio Northern University declined 0.696% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $134M higher 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $678k - Federal

  2. $76.1k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Ohio Northern University received $678k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $76.1k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$38.8M

Salary Expenditure

$89.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Ohio Northern University had a total expenditure of $89.2M. Of that $89.2M, they spent $38.8M on salaries and $89.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$38.8M

2015 Salaries

0.949%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Ohio Northern University paid a median of $38.8M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($89.2M) and a 0.949% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.63% growth from 2013 and a 8.87% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.8M

Instructional Salaries

211

Number of Employees

In 2015, Ohio Northern University paid a total of $15.8M to 211 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

75 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

89 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ohio Northern University were Assistant professor with 75 employees; Associate professor with 71 employees; and Associate professor with 54 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ohio Northern University were Office and Administrative Support with 89 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 46 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 Northern University was Male Associate professor with 43 employees, Male Professor with 42 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 41 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ohio Northern University.

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