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About Tiffin University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

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Tiffin University is a private not-for-profit university established in 1888 and has nurtured a student-centric approach. The campus is situated in a span of 135-acre. It offers a variety of academic programs across 25 majors.

The faculty members work as guides and assist students to select the most efficient classes of study. Students of the university are trained to make strong, life-long relationships as they engage with a distinct community of students from the United States and across the globe. There are over 400 foreign students attending the university representing more than 31 nations.

  • The degree programs are designed to help students achieve practical knowledge and relevant skills.

  • University's acceptance rate is 76% with a total graduation rate of 34%.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 14:1.

  • The total population of the university is 3,350 which consist of 1,859 full-timers and 1,491 part-timers.

Online Education at Tiffin University

The university offers both Bachelor and Master Degree programs in the online format. The university tries to keep the programs affordable. The instructors are well experienced and capable of teaching the programs with real-world experience.


  • The small classroom sizes enable the faculties to give more attention towards the students. The faculties are also flexible with working according to the need of the student.

  • The students will get many opportunities from the university.

  • University gives importance to sports. The diverse population makes the opportunity to learn new things. The security is strict which makes the students feel more secure.

Location & Contact


155 Miami Street


Email: N/A
Phone: 8.01E+13
Fax: 4194435006
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  • The university is ranked between 128-165 in 'Regional Universities-Midwest', according to U.S.News report.


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Tiffin University always wants to help students achieve their academic goals and help to pursue their career. The Tiffin University admission process is simple and easy and it is important for candidates to meet the Tiffin University admission process requirements. Once the student meets all the requirements specified by the University then admission process will not take much time and candidate can easily start with their courses and earn a degree. The Tiffin University admission requirements are specified below for students.

Admission Requirements for First Year Students

  • For an applicant to be considered as a first-year student, the applicant should submit an undergraduate application, a copy of their high school transcript or equivalent General Education Diploma certificate, and a copy of the ACT or SAT test scores.

  • Candidates who have taken a break for a minimum of two years from high school are considered as adult freshmen if they want to get readmitted to the university. The admission requirements for adult freshmen are

    • Candidate have to submit official final high school transcript or General Education Diploma certificate

    • Candidate should submit an essay which will be reviewed

    • Candidate should have high school grade point average of 2.25

Admission Requirements for Bachelor’s Degree Transfer Students

  • Candidate has to submit the application form

  • All the official transcripts from the previous college of the student has to be submitted to the university prior to admissions

  • Candidate should have a minimum grade point average of 2 or more with 12 or more transferable credits

  • A high school transcript or General Educational Diploma certificate has to be submitted if the candidate does not have an Associate Degree

Admission Requirements for Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Candidate has to submit the application form

  • All the official transcripts from the previous college of the student has to be submitted to the university prior to admissions

  • Candidate should have a minimum grade point average of 2 or more with 12 or more transferable credits

  • A high school transcript or General Educational Diploma certificate has to be submitted if the candidate does not have an Associate Degree

Admission Requirements for International undergraduates

  • It is important that the candidate must be graduated from an officially recognized high school or equivalent

  • For a first-year candidate and for a transfer candidate the grade point average should 2.25 and 2.0 respectively

  • If the candidate’s native language or their primary language is not English then it is important that should have score of 500PBT/ 61 iBT in TOEFL, or score of 5 in IELTS, or score of 4.5 in iTEP, or score of 18 in ACT or score of 820 in SAT

  • Candidate should submit a completed and signed International Student Application for admissions form.

  • Candidate should submit a completed and signed Affidavit of Financial Support form

  • Candidate should submit a copy of the score obtained from TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, ACT or SAT.

  • Candidate should submit a copy of their passport

  • In order to support the Affidavit of Financial Support form candidate can submit their Bank statement

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The students can estimate or calculate the net price of using the Net Price Calculator. It is a tool that is designed to estimate the average net price by considering the various factors like family income, investments, savings, and some other data. This particular segment provides you information regarding the average cost to attend the university as well as the average net price.

Students can expect an average net price of $20,474 whereas for the average annual tuition cost they can expect an amount of $24,600.

However, the total one year cost to attend Tiffin University comes around $40,200. 


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

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Criminal Justice and Corrections

93 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

69 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

43 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

43 Graduates

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement,...

41 Graduates


33 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

30 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

28 Graduates

Psychology, Other

19 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

8 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

8 Graduates

International Business

8 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

8 Graduates

Legal Support Services

8 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

7 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

7 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

5 Graduates


4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

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English Language and Literature, Ge...

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2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

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Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

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Fine and Studio Arts

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Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




31% White

45% Unknown

8% Black

4% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

10% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,678 per year

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The students can reside on campus and 86% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,200/year.

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green and gold

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Great Midwest Athletic Conference

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24-Hour Security Patrol


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The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At TU, $11,550 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Tiffin University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,200 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 50% and 50%, respectively.

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$244 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

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The university thinks that money should not be an obstacle for education. It is providing a wide range of financial aid programs and scholarships to the students.

The eligible students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. The federal school code is 003121.

  • More than 90% of the student get some kind of financial aid from the university which includes Tiffin University Grants and Scholarships, Federal and State Grants, Federal and Private Loans, and Federal Work Study Programs.

  • Several Institutional Scholarship includes the Dragon Diversity Scholarship, Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship, and President Scholarship.

  • Several Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized loan, and Federal Work-Study

  • Several Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance.

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