Ohio University-Lancaster Campus

1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster
OH, 43130-1037
Tel: (740)654-6711
2,576 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 2,576 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Fairfield County, OH.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Columbus (21.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,576 teachers has grown by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 83% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,576 students
1,273 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,288 students
829 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,288 students
1,017 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus sch enrollment Ohio University-Lancaster Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 3%
2%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 4%
7%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 3%
12%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White 88%
66%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 2%
2%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus More (2010-2012)
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus sch ethnicity Ohio University-Lancaster Campus sta ethnicity
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. 0.22 0.45
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,022 is less than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,868 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,022 $5,961
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,868 $10,075
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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