University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande, OH

University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande, OH

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
57%
12-17
29%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,280
Declined 474
Total Received 1,754
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Private

2,106

undergraduate students

55

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,161
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational

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170-acre campus in Rio Grande (population: 812), 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).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Huntington Tri-State

University of Rio Grande
218 North College Avenue
Rio Grande
45674

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Honoraries
  • Bible studies
  • ENACTA

Top Events

  • Community Service Day
  • Homecoming
  • Founders' Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • 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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
49%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
57%
12-17
29%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,280
Declined 474
Total Received 1,754

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Golf, Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Gymnastics, Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Computer Science
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Robotics Technology/Technician
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,161

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,106
students

Female
64%
1,338

Male
36%
768

3%

55
students

Female
58%
32

Male
42%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,719
students

Female
62%
1,051

Male
38%
668

19%

387
students

Female
75%
287

Male
25%
100

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

180

Transfer students enrolled

8%

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 no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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