Ohio State University-Lima Campus

  • Lima campus offers 8 bachelor degree programs and 3 completion programs. Or, you can start at Lima and finish your degree at the Columbus campus with one of Ohio State’s 160+ majors. Please visit majors.osu.edu for more degree information. Outside of the classroom Lima offers over 30 student clubs and organizations, intramural, and club athletic teams. This is an opportunity to attain a world-class education in and outside of the classroom- building your resume while working on your undergraduate degree! Ohio State is ranked 18th in the nation for public institutions and 1st in the state of Ohio. While attending Lima, your average class size will be 21 making it a personalized classroom experience. Faculty members want to know their students and strive to create a welcoming environment. It is truly a family all working towards one goal in supporting our students to succeed and graduate a Buckeye! Graduating as a Buckeye makes you part the Ohio State network of over 500,000 living alumni all over the world.

School Highlights

Ohio State University-Lima Campus serves 1,010 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Ohio State University-Lima Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ohio State University-Lima Campus(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty51 staff38 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohio State University-Lima Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The Ohio State University-Lima Campus diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 220% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,010 students902 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:126:1
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# Full-Time Students851 students464 students
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# Part-Time Students159 students322 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
4%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
79%
66%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
4%
8%
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Diversity Score0.370.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,900$30,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $7,140 is more than the state average of $4,863. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $23,640 is more than the state average of $11,108. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,140$4,863
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Ohio State University-Lima Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$23,640$11,108
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ohio State University-Lima Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$20,500$19,930
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Ohio State University-Lima Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Ohio State University-Lima Campus is James A Rhodes State College (0.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,002 students | 0.00 Mi4240 Campus Dr
    Lima OH  45804
    (419) 995-8320
    0.004,002
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
    Private not-for-profit
    3,420 students | 6.50 Mi1441 N Cable Rd
    Lima OH  45805
    (419) 227-3141
    6.503,420
  • 1,063 students | 28.50 Mi7600 Lake Campus Drive
    Celina OH  45822
    (419) 586-0300
    28.501,063
  • Brown Mackie College-Findlay
    Private, for profit
    369 students | 30.60 Mi1700 Fostoria Ave, Suite 100
    Findlay OH  45840
    (419) 423-2211
    30.60369
  • 3,676 students | 41.20 Mi1973 Edison Dr
    Piqua OH  45356
    (937) 778-8600
    41.203,676
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,863 per year for in-state students and $11,108 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,802 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Ohio Business College-Sheffield. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.