Ohio University-Lancaster Campus

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  • 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 1,568 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty74 staff38 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus has declined by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The Ohio University-Lancaster Campus diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 116% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,568 students902 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:126:1
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# Full-Time Students1,004 students464 students
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# Part-Time Students564 students322 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
84%
66%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.290.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$30,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,060 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 $9,596 is less than the state average of $11,108. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,060$4,863
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Ohio University-Lancaster 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$9,596$11,108
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ohio University-Lancaster 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$20,909$19,930
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Ohio University-Lancaster 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$7,063$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2019 (or 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

The nearest community college to Ohio University-Lancaster Campus is World Harvest Bible College (14.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • World Harvest Bible College
    Private, non-profit
    n/a students | 14.40 Mi10165 Wright Rd
    Canal Winchester OH  43110
    (614) 837-4088
    14.40n/a
  • 92 students | 21.30 Mi2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus OH  43232
    (614) 643-6680
    21.3092
  • 3,442 students | 24.10 Mi1179 University Drive
    Newark OH  43055
    (740) 366-1351
    24.103,442
  • 2,882 students | 24.10 Mi1179 University Dr
    Newark OH  43055
    (740) 366-3321
    24.102,882
  • Bradford School
    Private for-profit
    324 students | 26.20 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
    (614) 416-6200
    26.20324
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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.