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 982 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Ohio State University-Lima Campus(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty107 staff91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohio State University-Lima Campus has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Ohio State University-Lima Campus diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment982 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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# Full-Time Students824 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students158 students793 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
6%
14%
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% White
81%
68%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.340.51
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,900$31,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,140 is more than the state average of $5,265. 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 $11,145. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,140$5,265
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Out-State Tuition Fees$23,640$11,145
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,000$19,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,500
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Source: 2020 (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).
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,265 per year for in-state students and $11,145 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,281 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 68%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.