University of Northwestern Ohio: Narrative Description

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1441 North Cable Rd.
Lima, OH 45805-1498
Tel: (419)227-3141
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Independent, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1920. Setting: 35-acre small town campus with easy access to Dayton and Toledo. Educational spending 2003-04: $2300 per student. Total enrollment: 2,971. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 23:1. 3,758 applied, 98% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 20% from top quarter, 40% from top half. Full-time: 2,688 students, 16% women, 84% men. Part-time: 283 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 15% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 0.1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 18% 25 or older, 45% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $15,695 includes full-time tuition ($10,935), mandatory fees ($150), and college room and board ($4610). College room only: $2550. Part-time tuition: $180 per credit hour. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Students in Free Enterprise. Major annual events: Mud Volleyball, Car Show, Intramural Volleyball. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 1,016 college housing spaces available; 705 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. University of Northwestern Ohio Library with 4,553 books, 95 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $36,715. 149 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.