Tiffin University

155 Miami St, Tiffin, United States
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Overview of Tiffin University

About this school

Tiffin, founded in 1888, is a private university of business. Its 103-acre campus is located in Tiffin, 55 miles southeast of Toledo.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,243
    • Men:1,205 (53.7%)
    • Women:1,038 (46.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Tiffin University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
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
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
155 Miami Street
City, State, Zip
Tiffin, OH  44883-2161
Phone
(419) 447-6443 x3423
Fax
(419) 447-9605
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications 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
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
69% of 3,808 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 1,875 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 1,933 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
583 (22%) of 2,621 admitted students enrolled
Women
247 (19%) of 1,320 admitted students enrolled
Men
336 (26%) of 1,301 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.02
375 And Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
16%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
46%
• Score 300 - 400
7%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
430-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
16%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
27%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,000 (69.06077348066299%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,200 (30.939226519337016%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Tiffin University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003121
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
424 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
388 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
388 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
62 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$19,092
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 388 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,933
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 344 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,563
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 40 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,398 (79.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,280 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,279 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
212 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$18,067
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,254 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,483
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,122 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,394
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 137 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,819
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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


74

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

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


13%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 20-29 students: - 100% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
192,547

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
280
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


Tiffin University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


31.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (39)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Humanities, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (22)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Humanities
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


17,832

Nearest Metropolitan Area


135 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Toledo

Weather


Temperature
14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Bus Station
35 mile(s) from campus in North Baltimore
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Sandusky

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


42% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


58%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Dragons
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Tiffin University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, h2o, international student association, global affairs organization, circle k

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,772

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,243
Women
1,038
Men
1,205

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 11.7% Black/African-American
  • 2.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 43.9% White
  • 38.5% Unknown

International Students


13.4% from 22 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


906

Student Resources

Study resources