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Tuition

$9,136

$15,136

not including room and board

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,756
Declined + 587
Total Received 4,343
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. General Studies
  3. Accounting
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School Facts

Youngstown State is a public, multipurpose university. It was founded as a school of law in 1908, gained university status in 1955, and became a member of the state system of higher education in 1967. Its 150-acre campus is located less than a mile from downtown Youngstown.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,374
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Codes

SAT 1975
ACT 3368

Public

12,172

undergraduate students

1,202

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
40%
300-399
20%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
26%
400-499
40%
300-399
18%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
21%
400-499
43%
300-399
26%
200-299
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
17%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
36%
12-17
38%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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Youngstown, OH

200-acre urban campus in Youngstown (population: 65,405), 60 miles from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Served by air, bus, and train; major airports serve Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Public transportation serves campus.

Youngstown State University
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
19%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 2% of male students
 
6 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
40%
300-399
20%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
26%
400-499
40%
300-399
18%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
21%
400-499
43%
300-399
26%
200-299
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
17%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
36%
12-17
38%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Geographical residence
Standardized test scores
State residency

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,756
Declined + 587
Total Received 4,343

Admissions Contact

Sue Davis
Director of Admissions
P: 330 941-2000
F: 330 941-3674
enroll@ysu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,966,891
State $4,161,865
Institutional $803,362
Other external $2,593,091
Total $35,525,209

Non-need-based

Federal $356,819
State $888,999
Institutional $1,324,513
Other external $5,212,207
Total $7,782,538

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Football Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Horizon League (Division I)
Mascot
Penguin
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescent/Young Adult Education
Advertising/Public Relations
Africana Studies
Allied Health
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art Education
Art History
Art Studio/3D Studies
Art Studio/Graphic/Interactive Design
Art Studio/Interdisciplinary
Art/Technology
Arts Education
Astronomy/Physics
Biology
Biology-Physical Therapy Track
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Technology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Construction Engineering Technology
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Laboratory Technology
Clinical Nurse Specialist/Adult Health
Combined Sciences
Communication Studies
Communication Studies/Interpersonal/Organizational Track
Communication Studies/Media Track
Communication Studies/Persuasion Track
Community Health
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer/Information Systems
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Corrections
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Loss Prevention
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dental Hygiene
Dietetic Technician
Drafting/Design Technology
Drama/Theatre Education
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Pre-K
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education
Education/Technology
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electric Utility Technology
Electric Utility Technology/Power Plant Option
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology/Computer Option
Electrical Engineering/Biomedical Option
Electrical Engineering/Computer/Digital Option
Elementary Education
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Elementary/Secondary Curriculum
Emergency Medical Technology
Engineering
English
English/English Studies Option
English/Literature Studies Option
Environmental Studies
Executive M.B.A.
Exercise Science
Exercise Science/Physical Therapy Track
Family/Consumer Science Education
Family/Consumer Studies
Finance
Finance/Certified Financial Planner
Finance/Financial Management
Financial Economics
Food/Nutrition
Forensic Science
Forensic Science/Anthropology Track
Forensic Science/Biology Track
Forensic Science/Chemistry Track
Forensic Science/Generalist Track
French
French Education
General Administration
General Business
General Fine Arts
General Studies
Geography
Geology
German
Gerontology
Gifted/Talented Education
Global Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Graphic Design
Health Education
Health/Human Services
History
Hospitality Management
Human Ecology
Human Resources Management
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Technology
Information Technology/E-Commerce Option
Information Technology/Multimedia/Web Option
Information Technology/Network Option
Information Technology/Security Option
Information Technology/Technical Support Option
Integrated Business Education
Integrated Language Arts Education
Integrated Mathematics
Integrated Science Education
Integrated Social Studies Education
Interdisciplinary Communications
Intervention Services
Italian
Italian Education
Journalism
Labor Studies Technology
Life Sciences Education
Literacy
Long-Term Care Administration
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing Management
Materials Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Math Track
Mathematics/Applied Math Track
Mathematics/Quantitative Business Track
Mathematics/Statistics Track
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Assisting Technology
Merchandising/Fashion/Interior
Middle Childhood Education
Middle School Education
Multi-Age Education
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History/Literature
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition
Music/Jazz Studies
Music/Performance
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing R.N./B.S.N. Completion Program
Nursing/School Nurse Option
Operations Management
Painting
Philosophy
Philosophy Pre-counseling Track
Photography
Physical Education
Physical Sciences Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Political Science
Political Science/Public Management Track
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Dentistry/Pre-Forestry
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Veterinary
Printmaking
Professional/Technical Writing
Psychology
Psychology/Physical Therapy Track
Public Health
Religious Studies
Religious Studies Pre-counseling Track
Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care/Sleep Diagnostics Option
School Health Education
School Nurse
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Services Technology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Spatial Art
Special Education
Special Education Intervention Specialist
Studio Art
Telecommunications
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Theatre/Musical Theatre
Vocational Education
Vocational Home Economics
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Undergraduate

91%

12,172
students

Female
53%
6,437

Male
47%
5,735

Graduate

9%

1,202
students

Female
62%
743

Male
38%
459

undergraduateFull-time

77%

9,473
students

Female
52%
4,880

Male
48%
4,593

undergraduatePart-time

23%

2,699
students

Female
58%
1,557

Male
42%
1,142

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • 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
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ghana
India
Nepal
Saudia Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Igor Jourin
Admission Coordinator, Center for International Studies and Programs
330 941-2336
iajourin@ysu.edu

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