Ohio Christian University

1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, United States
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Overview of Ohio Christian University

About this school

Ohio Christian University (formerly Circleville Bible College), is a private, church-affiliated college founded in 1948. Its 40-acre campus is located in Circleville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,213
    • Men:1,508 (35.8%)
    • Women:2,705 (64.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Ohio Christian University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
Recommended
Not reported
ACT Only
Required for some
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1476 Lancaster Pike
City, State, Zip
Circleville, OH  43113
Phone
(740) 477-7701
Fax
(740) 477-7755
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
4 required for all freshmen
Other
Medical form required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
424 admitted students enrolled
Men
229 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $12,099 (61.7390416900546%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,498 (38.2609583099454%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Ohio Christian University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 31
Award Notification Date
On or about June 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003030
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
220 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
200 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
200 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
50 (25.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$11,000
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 150 (75.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 200 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 195 (97.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
25 (10.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
480 (96.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
415 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
415 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
100 (24.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$9,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 305 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 415 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 405 (97.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
80 (16.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,500

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,000
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Education, Health Fields, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,700

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


149

Part-Time Faculty


219

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


10%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
162,647

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
68
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Ohio Christian University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (10)


  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Education, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


13,453

Nearest Metropolitan Area


40 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Columbus

Weather


Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
Rain
137 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Bus Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Train Station
65 mile(s) from campus in Portsmouth

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


8% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Crusaders
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Ohio Christian University offers choral groups, drama theatre

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,481

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,213
Women
2,705
Men
1,508

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 26.9% Black/African-American
  • 2.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 48.0% White
  • 19.2% Unknown

International Students


0.4%

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


448

Student Resources

Study resources