Youngstown State University Overview
Youngstown State University is a public institution situated in Youngstown, Ohio. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Youngstown State University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Youngstown State University.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Youngstown State 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.
Youngstown State University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Youngstown State University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Youngstown State University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Youngstown State University?
Contact details for Youngstown State University are given below.
|Address:||One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555-0001|
How Do I Get Into Youngstown State University?
You can apply to Youngstown State University online at: https://ysu.edu/admissions/apply-to-ysu
Admission Requirements for Youngstown State University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Youngstown State University?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.
Average Test Scores
About 18% of students accepted to Youngstown State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 490 and 620.
Can I Afford Youngstown State University?
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 Youngstown State University, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $5,634 a year. That adds up to $22,536 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Youngstown State University is 11.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Youngstown State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,172 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,715 full-time undergraduates at Youngstown State University, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Youngstown State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||708|
|Hispanic or Latino||381|
Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Youngstown State University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 64 countries are represented at Youngstown State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Kuwait.
Online Learning at Youngstown State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Youngstown State University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st 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 Youngstown State University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Youngstown State 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 Youngstown State University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Youngstown State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||14%|
|Curriculum & Instruction||25%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||14%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||7%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Youngstown State 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 Youngstown State University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Health Professions||#21|
|Allied Health Professions||#57|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#192|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#242|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#275|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#290|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#290|
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%.
Youngstown State 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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