Tuition & Fees

$6,485

$24,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
43%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
56%
12-17
30%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,325
Declined + 584
Total Received 1,909
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Private (nonprofit)

2,027

undergraduate students

50

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Rio Grande, founded in 1876, is a private institution. Its 68-acre campus is located in Rio Grande, OH, 80 miles south of Columbus. Rio Grande is the only private university with a public community college in the United States.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,077
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Rio Grande, OH

170-acre campus in Rio Grande (population: 816), 12 miles from Gallipolis and 100 miles from Columbus. Major airport serves Columbus; smaller airport serves Charleston, WV (65 miles); bus serves Chillicothe (50 miles); train serves Huntington, WV (60 miles).

University of Rio Grande
218 North College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
16%
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

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 2% of male students
 
5 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
43%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
56%
12-17
30%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Recommended

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,325
Declined + 584
Total Received 1,909

Admissions Factors

Considered

State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kristie Russell
Director of Admissions
P: 740 245-7208
F: 740 245-7260
admissions@rio.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,485
Room & board $10,218
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $18,703
Average Financial Aid - $7,444
Total with Avg. Aid $11,259

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,444

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,054,631
State $0
Institutional $0
Other external $187,300
Total $10,241,931

Non-need-based

Federal $100,148
State $22,025
Institutional $2,780,501
Other external $346,326
Total $3,249,000

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
soccer
softball
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
RedStorm
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence/Young Adult Education
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art
Behavioral/Social Science
Behavioral/Social Sciences
Biology
Business Economics
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry/Physics
Classroom Teaching
Clinical Lab Sciences
Communication
Communications
Computer Operations
Computer Science
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Drafting
Early Childhood Development
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Electronics Technology
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Science
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Woodworking Technology
General Business
General Education
General Science
Graphic Design
Health
History
Humanities
Individualized Program
Industrial Technology
Information Technology
International Business
International Business Management
Intervention Specialist
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Technology
Middle Childhood Education
Multi-Age Education
Music
Music Business
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Office Technology
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Chemistry
Plant Maintenance Technology
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy Technology
Social Services
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sport/Exercise Studies
Sports/Exercise Studies
Technical Studies
Technical Theatre
Theatre
Vocational Licensure Program
Wildlife/Fish Conservation/Management
Word Processing
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Undergraduate

98%

2,027
students

Female
65%
1,316

Male
35%
711

Graduate

2%

50
students

Female
60%
30

Male
40%
20

undergraduateFull-time

76%

1,551
students

Female
63%
965

Male
37%
586

undergraduatePart-time

24%

476
students

Female
74%
351

Male
26%
125

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • 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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
England
France
Spain
Venezuela
Wales
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Aaron Quinn
Dean Student Affairs
740 245-7218
aquinn@rio.edu

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