Youngstown State University: Review & Facts

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Youngstown State University is a large four-year, public school with 12,445 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1908 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Youngstown, Ohio.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
151
Good
Youngstown State University will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Youngstown State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 151 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Engineering, Management, Medical, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
75%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Youngstown State University is fair at 75% (above Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Youngstown State University is low: 40%. Roughly 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Youngstown State University is decent: 17:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,600
Low
Average tuition costs are relatevely low - $8,100 a year. The additional fees at Youngstown State University not covered by tuition are nearly $500; this totals $8,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Youngstown State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 7,966 applications were submitted and 5,664 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Youngstown State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Youngstown State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Youngstown State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Youngstown State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Youngstown State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Youngstown State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Youngstown State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001, USA
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