• 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 2,516 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,516 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,060
  • Out-state tuition: $9,596
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
89 staff
91 staff
This chart display total faculty of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and community college average number of faculty in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus has grown by 55% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Ohio University-Lancaster Campus diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,516 students
1,320 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and community college average number of enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
17:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and community college average student staff ratio of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
719 students
552 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
1,797 students
768 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OH.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
123 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
719 students
552 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,797 students
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
299 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of Asian community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
92%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ohio University-Lancaster Campus.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.15
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
31%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
2.83%
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$43,700
$31,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,060 is more than the state average of $4,876. 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 $11,127. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,060
$4,876
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 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,596
$11,127
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 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
89%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$20,629
$18,500
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,333
$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 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
73%
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ohio University-Lancaster Campus cost?

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus's tuition is approximately $5,060 for In-State students and $9,596 for Out-State students.

What is Ohio University-Lancaster Campus's ranking?

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,516 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,060
  • Out-state tuition: $9,596
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,876 per year for in-state students and $11,127 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,933 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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