Ohio University-Lancaster Campus

1570 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130-1037
Tel: (740)654-6711
  • 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 2,464 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Ohio University-Lancaster Campus is the only community colleges within Fairfield County, OH.
  • The nearest community college is Daymar College-Lancaster (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty74 staff34 staff
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,464 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,464 students755 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:128:1
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,204 students471 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,260 students284 students
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Black (2007-2016)
% White
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups 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.0.130.44
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$31,400
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,060 is less than the state average of $5,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,596 is less than the state average of $11,177. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,060$5,997
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,596$11,177
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$21,250$21,960
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,000$7,090
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Daymar College-Lancaster
    Private, for profit
    45 students | 3.60 Mi2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus OH  43232
  • World Harvest Bible College
    Private, non-profit
    n/a students | 14.10 Mi10165 Wright Rd
    Canal Winchester OH  43110
  • 3,567 students | 23.40 Mi1179 University Drive
    Newark OH  43055
  • 2,396 students | 23.40 Mi1179 University Dr
    Newark OH  43055
  • Bradford School (Columbus)
    Private, for profit
    443 students | 25.90 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,997 per year for in-state students and $11,177 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,873 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 81%. 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 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.