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 2,018 students (50% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Ohio University-Southern Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Lawrence County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Ohio University-Southern Campus is Ashland Community and Technical College (3.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Ohio University-Southern Campus places 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.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty67 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Ohio University-Southern Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ohio University-Southern Campus diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,018 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,009 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students1,009 students284 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Ohio University-Southern Campus.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OH.
% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
96%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score0.080.44
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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 $4,872 is less than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,718 is less than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,872$5,885
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,718$11,160
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ohio University-Southern Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$21,250$21,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Ohio University-Southern Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,000$6,834
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Ohio University-Southern Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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