Cedarville University

Cedarville University

Cedarville University is located in Cedarville, Ohio, United States. It was established in 1887 and began offering classes from 1892. It was chartered by the Presbyterian Church. The campus spreads across 400 acres of rural land and offers enrollment to more than 3,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Cedarville University offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees through its academic schools and departments. The schools under it are:

  • School of Biblical and Theological Studies
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Social Science and Human Performance

The athletics department of Cedarville University fields more than 15 varsity teams known as the Yellow Jackets. The men's and women's teams participate in sports such as cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, track, baseball, softball, and tennis.

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Cedarville University
251 N. Main Street
Cedarville , OH 45314-0601
General Phone: (937) 766-2211

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Cedarville University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching87education, special ed, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Business and Management83business management, accounting, finance, international business, MIS, marketing, business and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73registered nursing
Liberal Arts65American studies, Spanish language, English, technical and business writing, international studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science, sociology, ...
Religion and Philosophy61philosophy, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, pastoral counseling, youth ministry
Media48communication studies, radio and television, communications tech
Engineering35electrical engineering, mechanical engineering
Therapy and Counseling35psychology, psychology courses
Science24biology, call and molecular biology, chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21health and physical education, sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer
Computer Science and Engineering20computer and info science, computer science, computer engineering
Family and Social Work20public administration, social work
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and administration
Design13graphic design
Music9music, music performance, music theory and composition, music pedagogy
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Fine Arts4fine arts
Office and Administration0administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Cedarville University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree61771
Master's degree61
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Cedarville University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cedarville University had a total enrollment of 3,055 students (3,196 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 95%
Graduate 5%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 44%
20-21 41%
22-24 9%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 0%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York5%
New Jersey4%
New Hampshire2%
North Carolina1%
(International Students)1%
West Virginia1%

Cedarville University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %

Cedarville University Room and Board (2007)

Cedarville University offers campus housing for 2,486 of its 3,196 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Cedarville, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Cedarville University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal540650
SAT Math530640
SAT Writing520630
ACT Verbal2330
ACT Math2228
ACT Composite2328

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT56%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT72%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Cedarville University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,992
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,992
Room and board $ 5,010
Room charge $ 2,684
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,326
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Cedarville University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 302500)

Cedarville University Faculty

Cedarville University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2414
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2724

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year53$67,97011$62,053
Associate professoracademic year37$57,90313$54,216
Assistant professoracademic year41$51,35031$47,465
Instructoracademic year2*2*
All faculty totalacademic year133$59,66057$51,615

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cedarville University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball American Mideast Conference
Baseball American Mideast Conference
Track American Mideast Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports333972

Cedarville University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
History, Other
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technology/Technician
Radio and Television

Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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