• 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 3,009 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 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,009 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 354 teachers has grown by 140% over five years.
University of Northwestern Ohio
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The University of Northwestern Ohio diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,009 students
1,173 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,787 students
552 students
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# Part-Time Students
222 students
768 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
321 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,745 students
552 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
42 students
8 students
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OH All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
199 students
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
23 students
3 students
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OH All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,536 students
299 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
3%
12%
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% White
70%
72%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
22%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.51
0.46
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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)
8.57%
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,300
$31,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $9,725 is less than the state average of $13,933. The private state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$9,725
$13,933
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$19,125
$18,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,667
$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 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

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does University of Northwestern Ohio cost?

University of Northwestern Ohio's private state tuition is approximately $9,725.

School Calendar

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

  • Event Date
  • Last Day to Drop Class w/ WP for Winter Quarter January 29, 2023 (Sunday)
  • Last Day of Classes for Winter Quarter March 10, 2023 (Friday)
  • Last Day to Drop Classes w/ WP for Spring Quarter April 30, 2023 (Sunday)
  • Last Day of Classes for Spring Quarter June 09, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,009 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • 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 higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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