University of Northwestern Ohio

  • 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 4,111 students (89% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • University of Northwestern Ohio is one of 3 community colleges within Allen County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to University of Northwestern Ohio is James A Rhodes State College (6.6 miles away).

Top Placements

University of Northwestern Ohio places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 147 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Northwestern Ohio(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty147 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of University of Northwestern Ohio has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The University of Northwestern Ohio diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,111 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:127:1
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# Full-Time Students3,669 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students442 students284 students
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# Undergraduate Students3,628 students471 students
# Graduate Students41 students8 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,600180
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
65%
73%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
30%
10%
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Diversity Score0.490.44
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $9,725 is less than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,725$13,841
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,167$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,834
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $11,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,841 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.