Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$9,656

$10,016

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
480
75th
590
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,039
Declined 2,597
Total Received 8,636
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Public

12,192

undergraduate students

1,542

graduate students

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School Facts

Youngstown State University 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 160-acre campus is located less than a mile from downtown Youngstown.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,734
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

160-acre, urban campus in Youngstown (population: 64,312), 60 miles from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Served by air, bus, and train; air also serves Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Youngstown State University
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, OH
44555

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
480
75th
590
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,039
Declined 2,597
Total Received 8,636

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,088

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,588
Housing & Food $9,700
Additional fees $68
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $20,456
Average Financial Aid - $8,088
Total with Avg. Aid $12,368

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 468-6978
F: 330 941-1659
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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, bowling, climbing, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, running, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, climbing, equestrian sports, fencing, ice dancing, lacrosse, racquetball, running, shooting sports, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

arena football, badminton, basketball, billiards, flag football, football, kickball, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
Advertising. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Astronomy. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Teacher Education. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes yes
Critical Care Nursing. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, Other. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Dietetic Technician. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Finance, General. yes yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Gerontology. yes yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History Teacher Education. yes yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes
Information Resources Management. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes yes
Materials Science. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photography. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Quality Control Technology/Technician. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Social Work
  3. General Studies

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

13,734

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

12,192
students

Female
55%
6,657

Male
45%
5,535

11%

1,542
students

Female
62%
963

Male
38%
579

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

8,822
students

Female
53%
4,648

Male
47%
4,174

28%

3,370
students

Female
60%
2,009

Male
40%
1,361

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 70
Countries most often represented India
Kuwait
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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