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Ohio University-Lancaster Campus

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus is an Associate's college with 2596 students located in Lancaster, OH.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Overview

Overview

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Fifty years ago Ohio University extended courses and services to Lancaster and Fairfield County. Who would have guessed that students could complete master's degree programs locally or that the Lancaster Campus would expand the University's reach into Pickerington?

Now the Lancaster Campus serves over 2100 students annually who are seeking associate's, bachelor's, or master's degrees. Many students join us directly from high school; many return to the classroom after taking time for employment or family; some transfer from other colleges, universities, and technical schools; and still more take courses in summer or during intersession for credits toward their programs at other schools.

Services available to students include academic advising, career counseling and job placement, developmental courses, a Tutoring and Learning Resource Center, and state-certified child care for the children of our students.

The Hannah V. McCauley Library contains over 90,000 volumes and vast electronic databases and resources, including OhioLINK. Students also have wireless, student e-mail and Internet access.

Students enjoy participating in Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Theta Kappa, L.E.A.D., intercollegiate and intramural athletics, cultural events, political activities, and discussions.

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Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 2,596
Gender 35% Male / 65% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 48% Full Time / 52% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 46% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 86%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Choral Groups
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center student web hosting available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling on-campus daycare placement services for graduates veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration double major independent study internships student-designed major ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Navy
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (28%), Criminal Justice/Police Science (15%), Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (12%), Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (7%), Child Development (7%), Business Administration and Management (7%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Job Opportunities:

Tax Preparers
Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Brokerage Clerks
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
Statistical Assistants
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

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Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Associates

A program that focuses on the application of biomedical, psychological, and physical principles to the study of the scientific bases, development, and treatment of speech, language, hearing, and cognitive communication problems caused by disease, injury, or disability. Includes instruction in language science, hearing science, speech and voice science, biology of communication, behavioral linguistics, psychology, and applications to the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies and technologies.

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Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Speech-Language Pathologists
Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.
Audiologists
Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

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Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Bailiffs
Maintain order in courts of law.
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Private Detectives and Investigators
Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.

Associates

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of radio and television programs, and related operations, under the supervision of broadcast and studio managers, directors, editors, and producers. Includes instruction in sound, lighting, and camera operation and maintenance; power and feed control; studio operations; production preparation; broadcast engineering; related computer applications; and specialized applications such as news, entertainment, live talk, sports, commercials, and taping.

Job Opportunities:

Broadcast Technicians
Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Film and Video Editors
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

Associates

A program that focuses on the intellectual, social, emotional, and biological development of children and the planning and design of related human services. Includes instruction in parent-child relations, parenting practices, special needs of children, parental and environmental influences on child development, external support services, and related public policy issues.

Job Opportunities:

Farm and Home Management Advisors
Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.

Administration & Faculty

Dean Dr. James Smith
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 30
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 46 : 53
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 53
Tenure Track Faculty 33
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 13

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 AH 2110 4.0
AP Art History 4.0 AH 2110, AH 2120 8.0
AP Art History 5.0 AH 2110, AH 2120 8.0
AP Biology 3.0 BIOS 1030 3.0
AP Biology 5.0 BIOS 1700 3.0
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MATH 2301 4.0
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MATH 2301, MATH 2302 8.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHEM 1210 4.0
AP Chemistry 4.0 CHEM 1510 4.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 CHIN 1110, CHIN 1120 8.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 4.0 CHIN 1110, CHIN 1120, CHIN 1XXL 11.0
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 POLS 2300 3.0
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CS 2400 4.0
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENG 1510 3.0
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENG 1510 3.0
AP English Literature and Composition 5.0 ENG 1510, ENG 2010 6.0
AP Environmental Science 3.0 ENG 1510, ENG 2010 3.0
AP European History 3.0 HIST 1220 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 FR 1110, FR 1120 8.0
AP French Language and Culture 4.0 FR 2110, FR 2120, FR 3110 9.0
AP French Language and Culture 5.0 FR 2110, FR 2120, FR 3110, FR 3120 12.0
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 GER 1110, GER 1120 8.0
AP German Language and Culture 4.0 GER 2110, GER 2120, GER 3110 9.0
AP German Language and Culture 5.0 GER 2110, GER 2120, GER 3110, GER 3120 12.0
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEOG 1200 3.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 ITAL 1110, ITAL 1120 8.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 4.0 ITAL 2110, ITAL 2120, ITAL 3110 9.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 5.0 ITAL 3120 12.0
AP Latin 3.0 LAT 1110, LAT 1120 8.0
AP Latin 4.0 LAT 1120, LAT 2110, LAT 2120 10.0
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECON 1040 3.0
AP Microeconomics 3.0 ECON 1030 3.0
AP Music Theory 3.0 MUS 1XXL 3.0
AP Physics B 3.0 PHYS 2001, PHYS 2002 8.0
AP Psychology 3.0 PSY 1010 3.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 SPAN 1110, SPAN 1120 8.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 4.0 SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120, SPAN 3110 9.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 5.0 SPAN 3120 12.0
AP Statistics 3.0 MATH 2500 4.0
AP Statistics 5.0 MATH 2500, MATH 2XXL 7.0
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 POLS 1010 3.0
AP United States History 3.0 HIST 2000, HIST 2010 6.0
AP World History 3.0 HIST 1320, HIST 1330 6.0

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $8,742 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $7,978
$30K-$48K $9,201
$48K-$75K $11,096
$75K-$110K $12,997
$110K+ $13,525

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $4,974, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,974 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,274
Books $902 $902
Total (before financial aid) $5,876 $17,150

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $9,510 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,274
Books $902 $902
Total (before financial aid) $10,412 $21,686

Students Receiving Aid

62% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 51% $5,865
Federal Scholarships/Grants 46% $4,552
Institutional Grants 27% $3,356
Other Federal Grants 1% $3,267
Other Loans 1% $10,467
Pell Grants 46% $4,548
Student Loans 51% $5,946

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.ohio.edu/financialaid/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.ohio.edu/financialaid/regionalcalculator/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

6% of students graduated on time.

27% of students graduated in six years.

60% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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