1804 Liberty Ave
Ironton, OH 45638
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 2,232 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,232 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,872
  • Out-state tuition: $6,718
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Ohio University-Southern Campus
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
87 staff
91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohio University-Southern Campus has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Ohio University-Southern Campus diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,232 students
1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
16:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Ohio University-Southern Campus and community college average student staff ratio of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
728 students
553 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,504 students
793 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Ohio University-Southern Campus and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
147 students
278 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
728 students
560 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Ohio University-Southern Campus and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,504 students
780 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
13 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
200 students
% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ohio University-Southern Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
3%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ohio University-Southern Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
90%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ohio University-Southern Campus and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Ohio University-Southern Campus and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ohio University-Southern Campus.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.19
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Ohio University-Southern Campus and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.07%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.72%
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$43,700
$31,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Ohio University-Southern 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 $4,872 is less than the state average of $5,836. 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 $11,474. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,872
$5,836
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Ohio University-Southern Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,718
$11,474
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Ohio University-Southern Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
91%
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 2019-20 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-Southern Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 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-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 2018-19 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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ohio University-Southern Campus cost?

Ohio University-Southern Campus's tuition is approximately $4,872 for In-State students and $6,718 for Out-State students.

What is Ohio University-Southern Campus's ranking?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,232 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,872
  • Out-state tuition: $6,718
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,836 per year for in-state students and $11,474 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,941 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 68%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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