Ohio University Southern Campus

Ohio University Southern Campus

Ohio University Southern Campus, a regional campus of the Ohio University, was established in 1956. At the time, classes were held in the Ironton High School. Currently, the campus is located in Ironton, Ohio. The university also has extension centers in Proctorville, Ironton, and Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Ohio University Southern Campus's recent enrollments have been more than 2,000 students every year.

Ohio University Southern Campus offers a number of associate's and bachelor's degrees. Students can opt for courses in arts, electronic media, child development, nursing, business administration, education, and economics, among others.

The sports teams of Ohio University Southern Campus are known as the Trailblazers. The university also sponsors a number of student clubs and organizations including the J.U.S.T.I.C.E., Chess Club, ENVOI, Drama Club, Student Government, Student Nurses Association, and EM Club. In addition, students are involved in the honor societies of Kappa Delta Pi, and Phi Alpha Xi.

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Ohio University-Southern Campus
1804 Liberty Ave
Ironton , OH 45638
General Phone: (740) 533-4600

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Ohio University Southern Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts24liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Business and Management20business management, accounting technology, MIS
Medicine10health professions
Office and Administration7administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and police
Media5radio and TV tech
Animal Science and Care4equestrian studies
Hospitality4tourism and travel
Family and Social Work3child development

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree13013

Ohio University Southern Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ohio University Southern had a total enrollment of 1,699 students (1,420 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
Black 3%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 16%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 18%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

West Virginia2%

Ohio University Southern Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 46 %

Ohio University Southern Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ohio University Southern Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,395
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,715
Books and supplies $ 873

Financial Aid:
Ohio University Southern participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 310004)

Ohio University Southern Faculty

Ohio University Southern has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track210
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1110

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*4$70,117
Associate professoracademic year3$66,4671*
Assistant professoracademic year2*10$50,344
Instructoracademic year10$48,3448$48,535
Lectureracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year16$54,28923$53,745

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

Ohio University Southern Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Ohio University Southern Highlights

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What Sets Ohio University Southern Apart:

Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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% of degrees in animal science and care
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in animal science and care
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in media
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Ohio University Southern Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Ohio University Southern Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in office and administration
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Ohio University Southern Salaries of full-time faculty
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Ohio University Southern % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in medicine
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Ohio University Southern % of degrees in medicine
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Ohio University Southern Female % of student body

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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