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Youngstown State University
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  • 4 Year
  • YOUNGSTOWN, OH

Report Card

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

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Youngstown State is an above-average public university located in Youngstown, Ohio. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,950 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Youngstown State acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 47% of students, Youngstown State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,500.

About

ONE UNIVERSITY PLAZA
YOUNGSTOWN, OH 44555
About Youngstown State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference

Youngstown State University Rankings

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

YSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
930-1180
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,290 / 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
$8,912 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 89 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 112 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 112 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    45%
  • On Campus
    48%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,950 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,872
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Friendly
    47%
  • Outgoing
    19%
  • Reserved
    15%
  • TIRED
    6%
  • Helpful
    4%
  • Shy
    4%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 124 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 150 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 80 responses
  • Independent
    31%
  • Like a family
    21%
  • Engaging
    13%
  • Commuter School
    11%
  • Awesome
    5%
  • Like high school
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 50 responses

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