Muskingum University
New Concord, OH 43762

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,121
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,116 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

77%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Muskingum University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,819 applications and 1,408 students were granted admission. Muskingum University is at the #75 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 92% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 7% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT880 to 1120
ACT19 to 24
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Muskingum University's tuition was $26,200 for all students regardless of residency (2.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$18,973
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$26,200
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$26,200
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Muskingum University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 52% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,681 (which is 6.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Muskingum University in 2016-2017, was 343, which is 95% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,207 (which is 5.3% above the national average.)

$4,681
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,207
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Muskingum University has enrolled a total of 2,121 students (1,380 students full-time and 741 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,121 students, 93 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 1,549 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 572 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 367 students for distance studies.

2,121
Total Enrollment
93
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 21%

Black/African American: 3%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Muskingum University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 17% 150 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 112 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 52
Psychology 5% 44
Social Sciences 3% 26
History 2% 20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 20
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 18
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 18
Physical Sciences 2% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

54%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Muskingum University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
23%
Dropout rate
22%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Muskingum University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,500. Last year, out of the total 647 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 608 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 650 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 605 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,500 $37,700
Employment Rate 94% 93%
Total Graduates 647 650

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Muskingum University.

Denison University
41.7 mile away
Marietta College
42.8 mile away
Kenyon College
43.5 mile away
Ohio Valley University
48.4 mile away
The College of Wooster
57.1 mile away
Malone University
60.2 mile away
Walsh University
63.5 mile away