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Ohio Northern University
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  • 4 Year
  • ADA, OH

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Ohio Northern is a highly rated private, Christian university located in Ada, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,095 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Ohio Northern acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Accounting. Graduating 77% of students, Ohio Northern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $51,400.

About

525 S. MAIN ST
ADA, OH 45810
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Ohio Athletic Conference

Ohio Northern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

ONU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1100-1310
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,821 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,890 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,095 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
144
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Here to get a good education
    94%
  • Having fun to relieve stress
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
89%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 28 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Small university, great education.
    75%
  • Home
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Medium sized high school, great education
    6%
  • Small university, personal connections
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$63,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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