Muskingum College

Muskingum College

Muskingum College is located in New Concord, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1837, and the first classes were held on April 24, 1837. Benjamin Waddle was the first president of Muskingum college. The college became coeducational in 1854. The campus encompasses more than 220 acres and includes approximately 21 major buildings. The college's colors are black and magenta. The college offers a number of academic majors, interdisciplinary majors, and pre-professional programs.

Muskingum College participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and is a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference. The sports teams are nicknamed the Fighting Muskies. They participate in various sports such as football, women's softball, cross country, baseball, soccer, golf, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track, tennis, women's volleyball, and wrestling.

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Contacting Muskingum College

Muskingum College
163 Stormont Street
New Concord , OH 43762
General Phone: (740) 826-8211

Muskingum College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching187education, curriculum and instruction, elementary/middle school admin, secondary school administration, superintendency and administration, special ed, gifted and talended education, education of learning disabled, adult education, ...
Business and Management65business, accounting, accounting and related services, international business, MIS
Liberal Arts58American studies, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, economics, international relations, ...
Media20communication studies, journalism
Security and Law Enforcement20corrections and criminal justice
Science17biology, molecular biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Therapy and Counseling11psychology
Religion and Philosophy9philosophy, religion, Christian studies, philosophy and religious studies
Art Studies5art studies
Computer Science and Engineering4computer science
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Engineering0engineering science

Number of programs and degrees for Muskingum College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29945
Master's degree11018

Muskingum College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Muskingum College had a total enrollment of 2,099 students (2,014 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 57%
Graduate 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 37%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 30%
20-21 32%
22-24 16%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York1%
West Virginia1%
(International Students)1%

Muskingum College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 100 %

Muskingum College Room and Board (2007)

Muskingum College offers campus housing for 1,250 of its 2,014 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New Concord, 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.

Muskingum College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460580
SAT Math480590
SAT Writing450590
ACT Verbal1825
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT20%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Muskingum College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,960
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,960
Room and board $ 7,350
Room charge $ 3,750
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,600
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,505

Financial Aid:
Muskingum College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 308400)

Muskingum College Faculty

Muskingum College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$97,0451*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year18$76,0955$72,803
Associate professoracademic year19$58,70816$58,173
Assistant professoracademic year16$48,40913$53,451
Instructoracademic year4$46,5577$45,202
All faculty totalacademic year57$60,45541$56,246

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

Muskingum College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Ohio Athletic Conference
Basketball Ohio Athletic Conference
Baseball Ohio Athletic Conference
Track Ohio Athletic Conference

Muskingum College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

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

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Special Education and Teaching, General
Superintendency and Educational System Administration

Engineering Science

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric


Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Christian Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Molecular Biology
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Muskingum College Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 6%Muskingum College Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 19%Muskingum College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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