Ohio Christian University (OCU) is a private baccalaureate college in Circleville, Ohio. The institute was founded in 1948 as the Mount of Praise Bible College with the objective of training ministers for the Churches of Christ in Christian Union denomination. The school was later named Circleville Bible College before becoming Ohio Christian University in 2006.
OCU's campus is located on a rural site in Circleville. The college offers Bachelor of Arts and Associate of Arts degrees, as well as an online degree program. The athletic teams of Ohio Christian College, known as the Trailblazers, participate in baseball, soccer, basketball, golf and softball.
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Ohio Christian University
1476 Lancaster Pike
Circleville , OH 43113
General Phone: (740) 474-8896
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Religion and Philosophy||42||theology and religious vocations|
|Therapy and Counseling||27||counseling psychology|
|Business and Management||20||human resources management|
|Education and Teaching||13||teacher education|
|Liberal Arts||7||general studies|
Number of programs and degrees for Ohio Christian University in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Ohio Christian University had a total enrollment of 636 students (575 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
Retention Rates (2007):
Ohio Christian University offers campus housing for 202 of its 575 (full-time) students.
The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.
Standardized Test Scores:
|Test||25th Percentile||75th Percetile|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||not required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||required|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT||5%|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT||94%|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 14,060|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 14,060|
|Room and board||$ 5,990|
|Books and supplies||$ 1,900|
|Other expenses||$ 6,000|
Ohio Christian University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 303000)
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Men||Women|
|Non-tenured and not on tenure track||12||4|
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||calendar year||3||$46,850||1||*|
|Assistant professor||calendar year||2||*||1||*|
|All faculty total||calendar year||12||$40,650||4||$38,316|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
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What Sets Ohio Christian University Apart:
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|% of degrees in business and management |
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|Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs |
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Other Protestant affiliation
Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
Offers a board (meal) plan
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