Tuition & Fees

$27,340

$27,340

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
41%
400-499
30%
300-399
19%
200-299
5%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
22%
400-499
41%
300-399
24%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
14%
400-499
46%
300-399
27%
200-299
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,460
Declined + 517
Total Received 1,977
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Private (nonprofit)

1,683

undergraduate students

744

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. Nursing/health Studies
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Codes

SAT 1496
ACT 3300

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School Facts

Muskingum University, founded in 1837, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 245-acre campus is located in New Concord, 70 miles east of Columbus.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,427
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

New Concord, OH

245-acre campus in New Concord (population: 1,707), 70 miles east of Columbus and 125 miles south of Cleveland. Major airport serves Columbus; bus serves Cambridge (nine miles); train serves Canton (88 miles).

Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 18% of male students
 
5 sororities 38% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
41%
400-499
30%
300-399
19%
200-299
5%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
22%
400-499
41%
300-399
24%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
14%
400-499
46%
300-399
27%
200-299
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,460
Declined + 517
Total Received 1,977

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Beth DaLonzo
Senior Director of Admission and Student Financial Services
P: 800 752-6082
F: 740 826-8100
adminfo@muskingum.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,175,968
State $1,274,913
Institutional $15,583,759
Other external $401,845
Total $20,436,485

Non-need-based

Federal $3,708
State $28,900
Institutional $2,823,589
Other external $71,354
Total $2,927,551

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Fighting Muskies
School colors
black and magenta
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Animal Studies
Art
Athletic Training
Athletics Communication
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Christian Education
Communication
Community Health
Computer Science
Conservation Science
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Design
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Science
French
Geology
German
Health Administration
Health Education
Health Science
Health/Fitness
Healthcare Management
History
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Information Strategy/Systems/Technology
Information Systems
International Business
Journalism
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Production
Medical Laboratory Studies
Middle Childhood Education
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Education
Neuroscience
Nursing
Organizational Communication
Petroleum Geology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health Studies
Public Relations
Public/International Affairs
Religion
Religion/Philosophy
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Administration
Sport/Fitness Science
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

69%

1,683
students

Female
56%
936

Male
44%
747

Graduate

31%

744
students

Female
80%
593

Male
20%
151

undergraduateFull-time

84%

1,415
students

Female
52%
725

Male
48%
690

undergraduatePart-time

16%

268
students

Female
79%
211

Male
21%
57

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nigeria
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Meri Linn McCollum
Coordinator of International Student Enrollment
740 826-8127
mccollum@muskingum.edu

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