Ohio University-Southern Campus

  • Ohio University Southern shares the rich heritage and educational resources of the first university established in the Northwest Territory. As a regional campus of Ohio University, the Southern is proud of the quality, value, and convenience that are inherent in every facet of the campus. Ohio University Southern is as unique as each individual who is a part of the OUS family. Providing the education and service associated with a major research university, while maintaining the individual attention and personal touch associated with a small exclusive college, OUS offers a "Degree of Difference." Student involvement extends beyond the campus to include the local community-and the world! Through community service and service learning courses, students develop an understanding of community and recognize that the community extends far beyond the Tri-State. International activities, including educational exchange programs, provide OUS students a chance to broaden their horizons.

School Highlights

Ohio University-Southern Campus serves 1,235 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ohio University-Southern Campus(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty67 staff39 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohio University-Southern Campus has declined by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Ohio University-Southern Campus diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 182% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,235 students823 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
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# Full-Time Students806 students475 students
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# Part-Time Students429 students348 students
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
88%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.220.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$30,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,872 is more than the state average of $4,856. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,718 is less than the state average of $11,120. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,872$4,856
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,718$11,120
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,909$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,063$6,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Ohio University-Southern Campus is Ashland Community and Technical College (3.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,856 per year for in-state students and $11,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,406 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 76%. 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.