• Address: 579 College Way, Urbana, Ohio 43078-2091

  • Phone Number: (937) 772-9200

  • Website: https://www.urbana.edu/


About

Urbana University is a private not-for-profit type of institution that was established back in the year 1850 and is located in Urbana, Ohio. The university is a branch campus of the Franklin University and is known for the Liberal Arts education offered by the university.

The university offers various on-campus as well as online degrees and is known as one of the best online colleges in Ohio.

The university has over 128 acres of campus, that hosts over 2,285 students currently enrolled in various programs.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 19:1.

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 92%.

  • The university accreditation is provided by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and it is regionally accredited.

The facilities and services provided by the university are in order to guide the students in the right direction., Facilities such as students services help the students in understanding the right career path for them. There are various other services provided to the students, such as financial aid, dining services, residence halls, health services, and many more. 


Online Education at UU

The university offers various online programs, across several different fields of studies. The courses and programs are designed to meet the requirements of the students, including working professionals. The flexible structure allows the students to study and access the online educational platform according to their convenience.

  • The university offers various Associate, Bachelor, Masters, and Certificate level degree programs.

  • The online learning management of the university enables students to get access to many tools that are required and helps them make their education process very easy.

  • The online programs offered by the university are accredited and credits can be transferred without any difficulties.


Reviews

The reviews provided by various sources, suggests that the university is a good place to earn a degree. Some of the reviews regarding the university are listed below

  • The teachers and the staff are nice and friendly, the atmosphere of the university is good, which is the best part of the university.

  • Overall the university has been a great life changer, the student's career service is actually pretty good.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Urbana, Ohio

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003133

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.urbana.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Campus Life

The athletic division of the university calls itself the Urbana Blue Knights. The football team represents the university in the NCAA Division II football tournaments.

The baseball team of the university represents it in the NCAA Division II Baseball league.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 19: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 51 % Part Time: 31 %
Total Population 2,235
Student Population Full Time: 512 Part Time: 1,723
Gender Division Male: 46 % Female: 54 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 32 %

The College Monk

Female: 37 %

Total Graduation Rate: 34 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Urbana University offers 34 online programs across 14 Majors

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 6 programs accross 4 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 12 programs accross 4 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

History

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Political Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Sociology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Urbana University Acceptance Rate is 92%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 390
Total Applicants Admitted 357
Applicants Enrolled 126
Full time Applicants Enrolled 88
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 38
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Urbana University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 9
Number of students submitting ACT scores 73
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 7%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 60%
SAT Math 461 average 402 - 520 range
SAT Critical Reading 476 average 405 - 548 range
SAT Writing 405 average 370 - 440 range
ACT Composite 20 average 18 - 23 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The financial aid department of the university is committed to providing financial assistance to all their students in various forms. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form. Urbana University federal school code is 003133

  • The university provides various forms of financial aid, such as loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study programs, the aid is provided to the eligible students in hopes of providing a platform to the students who are unable to pay for the higher education.

  • More than 90% of the students at the university are given the advantage of scholarships, grants, loans, work-study.

The financial aid is offered by various institutions, few institutional scholarships, institutional aids, Federal aids, state aids, and military aids are listed in the table below

Federal Aids Institutional Aids State Aids Military Aids
Pell Grant Academic Merit Scholarships Ohio National Guard Tuition Grant Montgomery GI Bill
TEACH Grant Regional Resident Scholarships Ohio War Orphan Scholarship Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
Federal Work-Study Bowling Scholarships Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) Vocational Rehabilitation

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,041 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $913 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $913 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $4,612 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $10,595 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $10,595 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $10,595 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $10,595 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Ohio National Guard Tuition Grant $2,383 Residents Of Ohio. Demonstrate Financial Need. October 1st, 2018
The Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) $1,500 Residents Of Ohio. Demonstrate Financial Need. October 1st, 2018
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Ohio War Orphan Scholarship Varies Residents Of Ohio. Parent severely disabled or deceased in war. October 1st, 2018

Data Source: https://www.urbana.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Montgomery GI Bill Varies Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) Varies Reserve called to active duty in response to a war or natural disaster. Varies
Survivors and Dependent Educational Assistance Program (DEA) Varies Service members who are permanently disabled or died. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies

Data Source: https://www.urbana.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Merit Scholarships $10,000 Academic Progress. Fresher. Varies
NCAA Athletics Varies Full-time Student. 2.5 GPA. Varies
CBusStucentHack Scholarship Varies 2.75 GPA. U.S. citizen or permanent resident Varies
Legacy Scholarship $1,000 Parents graduated from Urbana. 2.5 GPA. Varies

Data Source: https://www.urbana.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $15,345
$30,001 - $48,000 $16,505
$48,001 - $75,000 $18,009
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,055

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 14% $3,822
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 90% $15,630
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $4,612
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 85% $12,876
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $10,595
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $10,595
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 17,406

Data Source: https://www.urbana.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university library offers a wide variety of resources, ranging from books to educational media, the library offers every possible resource required to aid students in various research, projects, assignments, and even preparing for tests or simply gain knowledge.

The resources include articles, books, journals, research guides, and many more, online access allows students to search for materials from anywhere, anytime.

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