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Tiffin University

Tiffin, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About Tiffin University

Tiffin University Overview

Tiffin University is a private, nonprofit school in the small town setting of Tiffin, Ohio. Tiffin University was founded in 1888 and the school enrolls around 2,933 students per year, which includes 2,194 undergraduates. Tiffin University offers housing for up to 1,002 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Tiffin University

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Thinking of pledging? Tiffin University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Tiffin University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Tiffin University on the Student Life page.

2022 Tiffin University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%
Tuition $28,620
Percent of Need Met 62.5%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $20,796

Is Tiffin University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what Tiffin University offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

Tiffin University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Tiffin University. The acceptance rate at Tiffin University is 62%. Last year, 4,738 students applied to Tiffin University and 2,960 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tiffin University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 66% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Tiffin Universityreturn for the next year. Around 41% of students who started at Tiffin University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Tiffin University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Tiffin University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tiffin University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Tiffin University's endowment was valued at $13.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,718 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Tiffin University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Tiffin University meets 62.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $20,796 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $38,132 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Tiffin University.

Based on this information, is Tiffin University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Tiffin University a good school for you?

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Where is Tiffin University?

Tiffin University is located in the small town setting of Tiffin, Ohio, in the suburbs of Toledo.

If you want to see Tiffin University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 53 to Tiffin, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Toledo Express.

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

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College Info

155 Miami Street Tiffin, OH 44883-2161

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tiffin University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tiffin University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tiffin University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Tiffin University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Tiffin University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

930 - 1120


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Tiffin University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tiffin University is like? There are approximately 2,933 students enrolled at Tiffin University, including 2,194 undergraduate students and 739 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from OH and 23% percent of students are from other states.


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