Tuition & Fees

$28,062

$28,062

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
58%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,408
Declined + 411
Total Received 1,819
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Private (nonprofit)

1,549

undergraduate students

572

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 2,121
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: 2,355), 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
70%
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 27% of male students
 
5 sororities 42% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
58%
12-17
12%
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

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,408
Declined + 411
Total Received 1,819

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 $3,092,697
State $1,307,578
Institutional $16,022,036
Other external $382,551
Total $20,804,862

Non-need-based

Federal $7,456
State $29,541
Institutional $2,744,113
Other external $62,271
Total $2,843,381

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

73%

1,549
students

Female
54%
844

Male
46%
705

Graduate

27%

572
students

Female
78%
446

Male
22%
126

undergraduateFull-time

84%

1,310
students

Female
51%
658

Male
49%
652

undergraduatePart-time

16%

239
students

Female
78%
186

Male
22%
53

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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 6
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
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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