Muskingum University Overview
Muskingum University is a private not-for-profit institution located in New Concord, Ohio. New Concord is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Muskingum University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Muskingum.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Muskingum makes roughly $44,715 a year. This is 10% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Muskingum University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Muskingum.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Muskingum has earned from around the web.
|#7||Best Value Colleges for Adult & Continuing Education||College Factual|
|#21||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Teacher Development & Methodology||College Factual|
|#24||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Early Childhood Education||College Factual|
|#46||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for General Special Education||College Factual|
|#58||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Special Education||College Factual|
|#73||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
Where Is Muskingum University?
Contact details for Muskingum are given below.
|Address:||10 College Drive, New Concord, OH 43762|
How Do I Get Into Muskingum?
You can apply to Muskingum online at: https://www.muskingum.edu/admission/apply
Admission Requirements for Muskingum
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Muskingum?
Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.
Can I Afford Muskingum University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Muskingum, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $9,059 a year. That adds up to $36,236 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Muskingum is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Muskingum University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 682 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,350 full-time undergraduates at Muskingum, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Muskingum University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||74|
|Hispanic or Latino||34|
Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Muskingum University. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 6 countries are represented at Muskingum. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Muskingum University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Muskingum has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 33rd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Muskingum
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Muskingum University was $29,490 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Muskingum is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Health Professions||#36||#36|
|Management Information Systems||#53||#47|
Online Growth Rankings of Muskingum
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Muskingum University was 7.8%. This is the #1,467 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Muskingum regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Muskingum majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||2%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||3%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||27%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Muskingum ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Muskingum.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Management Information Systems||#91|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Muskingum University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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