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Youngstown State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,047 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 247 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Missouri Valley Conference

  • Football

Horizon League

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $139,138)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $75,613)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 34 43 - -
Baseball 31 - Yes Yes
Basketball 16 14 Yes Yes
Football 96 - - Yes
Golf 10 9 - -
Soccer - 25 Yes Yes
Softball - 22 - -
Swimming and Diving - 25 - -
Tennis 7 8 Yes -
Volleyball - 16 - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 16.8%
Hispanic 2.2%
Non-resident alien 0.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 71.2%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 4
Liquor Law Violation 24
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Dawn from Kansas City, MO
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    People will tell you the good and bad dining halls. Tons of Chik-fil-A's around and other fast food.

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  • 5
  • Austin from Hubbard, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Great choice of food on campus as well as nearby. You can get almost any kind of food within walking distance.

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  • 4
  • Alexander from Warren, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Again, I cannot personally say, so that's why I only give it 4 stars. However, I've seen it a couple times, and I liked what I saw; neither have I heard my friend or any of his friends complain about it! From I-don't-know-what-time-in-the-morning to about 4PM, there's a wide variety of restaurants open to everyone dotted all around campus. There's 2Mato, Denny's Fresh Express, Wendy's, Chick-Fil-A, Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald's, Jamba Juice, and several others I've never heard of before. Every building has a place where you can order something to eat or drink. In this regard, therefore, I'd say it's excellent!

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  • 4
  • I am a current student here

    There are a variety of eating places that are in, and near the campus, from fast food to casual dining, take your pick.

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  • 4
  • Katherine from Girard, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The food can be a bit expensive, and as a vegan I have to say my options are limited, but all the staff are lovely and very accommodating.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alexander from Warren, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I've never participated in or joined it, but I do know that YSU has one, because I heard a whole lot about it on Orientation Day!

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  • 0
  • Katherine from Girard, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I don't live in a sorority so I don't know much about Greek life, but a couple girls I know are part of the same sorority and they absolutely love it.

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