Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS

Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$31,580

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
9%
400-499
10%
600-699
3%
500-599
9%
400-499
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 302
Declined 866
Total Received 1,168
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Private

2,418

undergraduate students

1,177

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Ottawa University, founded in 1865, is a church-affiliated university. Its 64-acre campus is located in Ottawa, 50 miles west of Kansas City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,595
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

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64-acre campus in Ottawa (population: 12,342), 45 miles from Kansas City; branch campuses in Milwaukee, Overland Park, and Phoenix; abroad in the Pacific Rim. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City; train serves Lawrence (26 miles). School operates transportation to airport for new students.

  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Ottawa University
1001 South Cedar Street
Ottawa
66067-3399

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66.5%
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
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Christian Faith In Action
  • Student Activities Force
  • Education Club
  • Whole Earth Club
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Casino Night
  • Late Night Finals Breakfast
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
49%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
9%
400-499
10%
600-699
3%
500-599
9%
400-499
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.06

Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 302
Declined 866
Total Received 1,168

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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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
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Weight lifting
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nursing Administration
Organizational Leadership
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sports Studies
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

3,595

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

2,418
students

Female
54%
1,306

Male
46%
1,112

33%

1,177
students

Female
55%
651

Male
45%
526

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,623
students

Female
47%
760

Male
53%
863

33%

795
students

Female
69%
546

Male
31%
249

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 44%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

542

Transfer students enrolled

15%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
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
  • 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

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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