• The University of Northwestern Ohio is a co-educational, residential, private institution founded in 1920. It enrolls approximately 3100 students in the Colleges of Business, Technologies, and Distance Learning.

School Highlights

University of Northwestern Ohio serves 3,221 students (93% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,221 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 354 teachers has grown by 68% over five years.
University of Northwestern Ohio
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
354 staff
91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Northwestern Ohio has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The University of Northwestern Ohio diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,221 students
1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,986 students
553 students
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# Part-Time Students
235 students
793 students
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# Undergraduate Students
2,953 students
560 students
# Graduate Students
33 students
8 students
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OH All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,678 students
200 students
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% Asian
n/a
2%
% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
71%
68%
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Non Resident races
4%
1%
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% Unknown races
17%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University of Northwestern Ohio.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.46
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of University of Northwestern Ohio and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,300
$31,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of University of Northwestern Ohio 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 private state tuition of $9,725 is less than the state average of $14,281. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$9,725
$14,281
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in University of Northwestern Ohio 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
$19,250
$19,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in University of Northwestern Ohio 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
$6,584
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in University of Northwestern Ohio 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)

School Notes

  • The University of Northwestern Ohio is an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit institution of higher learning, preparing students for careers and productive citizenship that encompass the business, professional, corporate and technological communities by providing quality education and training in response to the needs and aspirations of our constituents. Founded in 1920, it is a private, not-for-profit institution. The University of Northwestern Ohio is a co-educational institution authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents to grant baccalaureate degrees and associate degrees in applied business in the College of Business and associate degrees of applied science in the College of Technologies. All College of Business degrees are available via the University of Northwestern Ohio's distance learning programs. The college is accreditated by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, coupled with the certification of our College of Technologies by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.

School Calendar

View the University of Northwestern Ohio yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

  • Event Date
  • Last Day to Drop w/ WP for Fall Quarter October 09, 2022 (Sunday)
  • Last Day of Fall Quarter Classes November 18, 2022 (Friday)
  • Last Day to Drop Class w/ WP for Winter Quarter January 29, 2023 (Sunday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,221 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,265 per year for in-state students and $11,145 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,281 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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