University of Northwestern Ohio

1441 N Cable Rd
Lima, OH 45805-0000
Tel: (419)227-3141
  • 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 same as the state community college average of 28:1.
  • 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 is James A Rhodes State College (6.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 147 teachers has declined by 30% 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 staff34 staff
University of Northwestern Ohio Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,111 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 276% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,111 students755 students
University of Northwestern Ohio Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
University of Northwestern Ohio Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,669 students471 students
University of Northwestern Ohio Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students442 students284 students
University of Northwestern Ohio Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
University of Northwestern Ohio Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students3,628 students471 students
# Graduate Students41 students8 students
University of Northwestern Ohio Graduation BreakDown OH All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,600180
University of Northwestern Ohio Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
University of Northwestern Ohio Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
2%
12%
University of Northwestern Ohio Black (2007-2016)
% White
65%
73%
University of Northwestern Ohio White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
30%
10%
University of Northwestern Ohio Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.490.44
University of Northwestern Ohio Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$31,400
University of Northwestern Ohio Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $9,725 is less than the state average of $13,873. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,725$13,873
University of Northwestern Ohio In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%92%
University of Northwestern Ohio % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$21,167$21,960
University of Northwestern Ohio Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$7,090
University of Northwestern Ohio Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,997 per year for in-state students and $11,177 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,873 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.