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Colleges / Ohio University-Zanesville

About Ohio University Zanesville

Ohio University-Zanesville is a public, state school in an rural setting in Zanesville, Ohio. Ohio University Zanesville was founded in 1946 and now enrolls around 947 students a year, including 947 undergrads.

2021 Ohio University Zanesville Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $5,744
Out-of-State $8,766

Ohio University Zanesville Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Ohio University Zanesville Early Admission

Ohio University-Zanesville does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Ohio University-Zanesville

It is moderately difficult to get into Ohio University Zanesville. Around 89% of applicants get into Ohio University Zanesville each year. Last year, 322 students applied to Ohio University Zanesville and 288 were admitted.

Ohio University Zanesville Waitlist 2021

Ohio University Zanesville reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Ohio University-Zanesville?

Ohio University Zanesville is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Ohio University Zanesville, applicants must submit the following items.

Ohio University Zanesville Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for Ohio University Zanesville

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Ohio University Zanesville is 3.3 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Ohio University Zanesville.

Does Ohio University Zanesville Require the ACT or SAT?

Ohio University Zanesville is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Ohio University Zanesville Offer On-Campus Housing?

Ohio University Zanesville does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Ohio University Zanesville.

Financial Aid at Ohio University Zanesville

Ohio University Zanesville meets 23% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,713 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Ohio University Zanesville a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Ohio University Zanesville

About 58% of students who start at Ohio University Zanesville come back the next year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Ohio University Zanesville Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $28,747 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Ohio University Zanesville sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Ohio University Zanesville a good school for you?

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Where is Ohio University-Zanesville Located?

Ohio University Zanesville is located in the rural setting of Zanesville, Ohio, less than an hour from Columbus.

If you want to see Ohio University Zanesville for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Zanesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John Glenn International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Ohio University Zanesville and Zanesville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1425 Newark Road Zanesville, OH 43701-2695

Campus Setting: Rural

Ohio University Zanesville Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Ohio University Zanesville is like? There are approximately 947 students enrolled at Ohio University Zanesville. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from OH and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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