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Tiffin University Overview

Tiffin University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Tiffin, Ohio. The location of Tiffin University is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Tiffin University Known For?

535 Undergraduate Awards
$31,832 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Tiffin University is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Tiffin University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,600 a year. That's about 4% more than their peers at other schools.

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Tiffin University Rankings

Tiffin University is ranked #361 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. Out of the 119 colleges in Ohio, it is ranked at #11.

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 Tiffin University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Demography & Population Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Other Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Other Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Other Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#88 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Most Popular Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Tiffin University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#19 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#23 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is Tiffin University?

Location of Tiffin University

Contact details for Tiffin University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 155 Miami Street, Tiffin, OH 44883
Phone: 800-968-6446

How Do I Get Into Tiffin University?

You can apply to Tiffin University online at:

Admission Requirements for Tiffin University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Tiffin University?

69% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Tiffin University is 69%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Can I Afford Tiffin University?

$31,832 Net Price
85% Take Out Loans
9.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Tiffin University is $31,832. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Tiffin University, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $7,844 a year. That adds up to $31,376 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tiffin University is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Tiffin University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,650 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,182 undergraduate students at Tiffin University, with 1,650 being full-time and 532 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tiffin University

There are also 744 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,650 full-time undergraduates at Tiffin University, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tiffin University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tiffin University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tiffin University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 255
Hispanic or Latino 67
White 877
International Students 167
Other Races/Ethnicities 270

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Tiffin University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 39 countries are represented at Tiffin University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at Tiffin University

1,222 Took All Classes Online
1,672 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 24 master’s degree programs available online at Tiffin University. In 2017-2018, 1,672 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tiffin University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 17th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Tiffin University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tiffin University was -0.0%. This is the #2,209 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tiffin University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tiffin University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 12%
Business, Management & Marketing 8%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 34%
Computer & Information Sciences 43%
Computer Information Systems 62%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6%
Education 8%
Educational Administration 8%
General Education 50%
General Psychology 5%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1%
Human Resource Management 40%
International Business 9%
Marketing 22%
Psychology 10%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tiffin University 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 Tiffin University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Psychology #12
International Relations & National Security #17
Other Homeland Security #23
Criminology #33
International Business #34
Hospitality Management #52
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #69
Management Information Systems #72
Finance & Financial Management #73
Entrepreneurial Studies #84
Health & Physical Education #98
General Education #103
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #113
Instructional Media Design #122
Marketing #130
Human Resource Management #132
General Psychology #144
Computer Information Systems #175
Social Sciences #192
Psychology #199
Educational Administration #242
Accounting #276
Health & Medical Administrative Services #331
Criminal Justice & Corrections #395
Computer & Information Sciences #397
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #447

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%.

Tiffin University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 84 60 144
Criminal Justice & Corrections 108 16 124
Other Homeland Security 55 15 70
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 43 16 59
Marketing 45 10 55
Other Psychology 19 33 52
Human Resource Management 14 34 48
Educational Administration 0 39 39
Liberal Arts General Studies 2 37 39
Finance & Financial Management 13 22 35
Health & Physical Education 17 15 32
Health & Medical Administrative Services 5 21 26
Accounting 23 0 23
International Business 19 3 22
Computer Systems Networking 21 0 21
General Psychology 0 19 19
Computer Information Systems 16 0 16
Criminology 0 15 15
Computer Systems Analysis 12 0 12
International Relations & National Security 12 0 12
Allied Health Professions 8 0 8
Teacher Education Subject Specific 4 2 6
Public Relations & Advertising 5 0 5
Music 3 0 3
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 2 2
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 2 0 2
General Education 0 2 2
General English Literature 2 0 2
Instructional Media Design 0 1 1
Mental & Social Health Services 1 0 1
Demography & Population Studies 1 0 1
General Visual & Performing Arts 1 0 1
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0
History 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 0 0
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 535 362 897


*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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