Tiffin University

Tiffin University

Tiffin University is a private, co-educational university, located in Tiffin, Ohio, United States. Tiffin University, abbreviated as TU, was established in 1888. The university is spread across a 110-acre campus. TU offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, degree completion, and online programs. The courses of study are offered through the following academic schools:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

Tiffin University is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II. The athletics teams of TU are nicknamed the Dragons, and they participate in varsity sports including wrestling, tennis, football, cross country, baseball, golf, equestrian, and track and field.

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Contacting Tiffin University

Tiffin University
155 Miami Street
Tiffin , OH 44883

Tiffin University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management204business management, logistics, operations management, non-profit management, electronic commerce, accounting, finance, human resources, organizational behavior, ...
Security and Law Enforcement154corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, security and protective services, criminology
Therapy and Counseling64psychology, experimental psychology, organizational psychology, forensic psychology, psychology courses, substance abuse counseling
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12sports and fitness management
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science, information technology, information science
Hospitality10hospitality management
Liberal Arts9English, general studies, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, international relations, history
Media4communication studies, mass communication, journalism, digital communications, public relations, communication and journalism
Law1legal studies
Family and Social Work0human services
Animal Science and Care0equine science
Education and Teaching0education, teacher aide
Art Studies0art studies, arts management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree27140
Master's degree19610
Associate's degree35

Tiffin University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tiffin University had a total enrollment of 2,357 students (1,811 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 55%
(Foreign Students) 45%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 21%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

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

(International Students)6%
New York1%
South Dakota1%

Tiffin University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %

Tiffin University Room and Board (2007)

Tiffin University offers campus housing for 640 of its 1,811 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Tiffin, 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 19 meals per week.

Tiffin University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420490
SAT Math400502
ACT Verbal1521
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1722

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 SAT19%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Tiffin University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,220
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,220
Room and board $ 7,580
Room charge $ 3,950
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,630
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Tiffin University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 312100)

Tiffin University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year7$69,3575$64,000
Associate professorcalendar year14$58,0547$52,929
Assistant professorcalendar year8$47,96911$48,627
Instructorcalendar year3$47,0008$37,344
All faculty totalcalendar year32$56,96931$49,166

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

Tiffin University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports40106146

Tiffin University Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts Management

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Public Relations/Image Management

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Experimental Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Tiffin University Highlights

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What Sets Tiffin University Apart:

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checked Option to study abroad
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