Tuition & Fees

$28,266

$28,266

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
50%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
15%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
46%
12-17
25%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,376
Declined + 474
Total Received 1,850
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Private (nonprofit)

1,557

undergraduate students

814

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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Location

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 2,371
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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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

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

 
7 fraternities 12% of male students
 
5 sororities 14% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
50%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
15%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
46%
12-17
25%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
18%

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

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,376
Declined + 474
Total Received 1,850

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

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,239

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,500
Room & board $11,310
Additional fees $766
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $40,676
Average Financial Aid - $24,239
Total with Avg. Aid $16,437
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 740 826-8139
F: 740 826-8100
adminfo@muskingum.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Amber Gump
Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Services
amberg@muskingum.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Racquetball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Racquetball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Racquetball, Softball, Volleyball, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Larry Shank (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Beth Fox (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference
Mascot
Fighting Muskies
School colors
black and magenta

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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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,371

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,557
students

Female
55%
864

Male
45%
693

34%

814
students

Female
82%
671

Male
18%
143

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,363
students

Female
52%
705

Male
48%
658

13%

194
students

Female
82%
159

Male
18%
35

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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

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
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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

Hong Yin
Director of International Exchange
740 826-8193
hyin@muskingum.edu

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