Ohio University-Lancaster Campus
Lancaster, OH 43130-1037


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,829
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Ohio University-Lancaster Campus has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,596 and in-state students paid $5,060.

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

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,874 (which is 12.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Ohio University-Lancaster Campus in 2016-2017, was 186, which is 45% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,428 (which is 35.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Ohio University-Lancaster Campus has enrolled a total of 1,829 students (1,147 students full-time and 682 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,829 students, 96 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 148 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 88%

Black/African American: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Ohio University-Lancaster Campus.

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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 26% 74 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 46
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 30
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 8% 24
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 8
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 6 0
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 4
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Ohio University-Lancaster Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Ohio University-Lancaster Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,500. Last year, out of the total 8,424 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,666 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 8,665 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 7,625 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,500 $39,900
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 8,424 8,665

Campus Location

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