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University of Northwestern Ohio Overview

University of Northwestern Ohio is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lima, Ohio. Lima is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is University of Northwestern Ohio Known For?

1,662 Undergraduate Awards
$20,064 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at University of Northwestern Ohio.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average University of Northwestern Ohio student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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University of Northwestern Ohio Rankings

University of Northwestern Ohio is ranked #24 out of 119 schools in Ohio.

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.

University of Northwestern Ohio has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#105 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#221 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#586 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of Northwestern Ohio.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Agricultural Mechanization Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Value Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#113 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards University of Northwestern Ohio has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#14 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#23 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#53 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#56 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#59 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is University of Northwestern Ohio?

Location of University of Northwestern Ohio

Contact details for University of Northwestern Ohio are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1441 N Cable Rd, Lima, OH 45805
Phone: 419-227-3141
Website: www.unoh.edu

How Do I Get Into University of Northwestern Ohio?

You can apply to University of Northwestern Ohio online at: www.unoh.edu/future_students/appy_online/index.shtml

University of Northwestern Ohio has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford University of Northwestern Ohio?

$20,064 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
15.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of University of Northwestern Ohio is $20,064. 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

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 University of Northwestern Ohio, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,294 a year. That adds up to $29,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Northwestern Ohio is 15.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

University of Northwestern Ohio Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,953 Full-Time Undergraduates
15% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,158 undergraduate students at University of Northwestern Ohio, with 2,953 being full-time and 205 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  University of Northwestern Ohio

There are also 63 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,953 full-time undergraduates at University of Northwestern Ohio, 85% are male and 15% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  University of Northwestern Ohio

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of University of Northwestern Ohio Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 105
Hispanic or Latino 103
White 2,087
International Students 116
Other Races/Ethnicities 535

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at University of Northwestern Ohio. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 55 countries are represented at University of Northwestern Ohio. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Spain.

Online Learning at University of Northwestern Ohio

378 Took All Classes Online
532 Took At Least One Class Online
0.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 8 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at University of Northwestern Ohio. In 2017-2018, 532 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of University of Northwestern Ohio

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Northwestern Ohio was 0.4%. This is the #2,001 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Northwestern Ohio regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 7%
Marketing 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Northwestern Ohio 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 University of Northwestern Ohio.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Agricultural Economics & Business #17
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #53
Legal Support Services #72
Health & Physical Education #95
Legal Professions #102
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #110
Marketing #127
Business Support & Assistant Services #134
Accounting #270
Health & Medical Administrative Services #321
Criminal Justice & Corrections #386
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #438

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%.

University of Northwestern Ohio Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 3 916 153 0 0 1,072
Agricultural Mechanization 0 120 41 0 0 161
Business Administration & Management 0 17 0 102 38 157
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 72 0 0 0 72
Ground Transportation 50 0 0 0 0 50
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 20 0 15 0 35
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 26 4 0 0 30
Accounting 0 6 0 21 0 27
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 19 0 0 0 19
Health & Physical Education 0 5 0 14 0 19
Marketing 0 2 0 15 0 17
Information Technology 0 12 0 0 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 2 0 7 0 9
Computer Software & Applications 0 8 0 0 0 8
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 8 0 0 0 8
Hospitality Management 0 3 0 0 0 3
Legal Support Services 0 1 0 0 0 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 53 1,237 198 174 38 1,700

References

*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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