Ohio University-Lancaster Campus

Tel: (740)654-6711
2,590 students
Public institution
Ohio University-lancaster branch is one of five Regional Campuses of Ohio University serving southeastern Ohio and the neighboring communities of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Ohio University was established in 1804 as the first university in the state of Ohio and the Northwest Territory.
School Highlights
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus serves 2,590 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Fairfield County, OH.
The nearest community college is Daymar College-Lancaster (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
College Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 77 staff
61 staff
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,590 has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 160% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,590 students 1,315 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,221 students
815 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,369 students
1,061 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.26 0.70
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,974 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,510 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,974 $5,590
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,510 $10,086
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Fifty years ago Ohio University extended courses and services to Lancaster and Fairfield County. Now the Lancaster Campus serves over 1700 students annually who are seeking associate's, bachelor's, or master's degrees. Many students join us directly from high school; many return to the classroom after taking time for employment or family; some transfer from other colleges, universities, and technical schools; and still more take courses in summer or during intersession for credits toward their programs at other schools. Academic Degrees are offered in Post-Secondary education, College Tech Prep programs prepare more young adults for the evolving technology workforce, Associates - a degree awarded upon completion of a two-year program of study, Bachelors - A degree awarded upon successful completion an undergraduate course of study in the aspects of science, technology, arts or humanities and Masters - A degree awarded after one to two year's of post-graduate study. Services available to students include academic advising, career counseling and job placement, developmental courses, a Tutoring and Learning Resource Center, and state-certified child care for the children of our students. Students enjoy participating in Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Theta Kappa, L.E.A.D., intercollegiate and intramural athletics, cultural events, political activities, and discussions.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Daymar College-Lancaster
    Private for-profit
    71 students | 3.60 Mi1579 Victor Rd.
    Lancaster, OH 43130
  • World Harvest Bible College
    Private not-for-profit
    n/a students | 14.10 Mi10165 Wright Rd
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110
  • 401 students | 20.00 Mi4717 Hilton Corporate Dr
    Columbus, OH 43232
  • 3,639 students | 23.40 Mi1179 University Drive
    Newark, OH 43055
  • 2,315 students | 23.40 Mi1179 University Dr
    Newark, OH 43055
Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,783 per year for in-state students and $10,993 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,646 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Sanford-Brown College-Middleburg Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.