Muskingum University

New Concord, OH

Muskingum University

New Concord, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$29,740

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
12%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
56%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,938
Declined 466
Total Received 2,404
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Private

1,602

undergraduate students

767

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,369
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

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).

  • Metropolitan area: Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John Glenn International

Muskingum University
10 College Drive
New Concord
43762

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek Life
  • Intramural Sports
  • Muskingum Programming Board
  • Multicultural Association:Black Student Union
  • Game Club

Top Events

  • Involvement Fair
  • Muskiepalooza
  • Varsity Revue/Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
12%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
56%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,938
Declined 466
Total Received 2,404

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Design and Visual Communications, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French Language and Literature
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Neuroscience
Organizational Communication, General
Petroleum Technology/Technician
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,369

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

1,602
students

Female
56%
903

Male
44%
699

32%

767
students

Female
82%
628

Male
18%
139

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

1,364
students

Female
54%
728

Male
46%
636

15%

238
students

Female
74%
175

Male
26%
63

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%

Student Break-down

2%
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
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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