Muskingum University

New Concord, OH, USA
3.81 Average Rating

Muskingum University is a private liberal arts institution. Paul Hall, the oldest building on campus, houses the music department and is registered on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Additionally, the Anne C. Steele Center was named for the university’s first female president. The Steele Center hosts commencement ceremonies each year, and houses the athletic department, a 2,800-seat gym, an athletic training room, dance rooms, a weight room and racquetball courts. Moreover, 24-hour university police service the campus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
9%
92%
Submitting ACT
11%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1077
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,369
Total Number of Undergrads
1,558
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
68%
20-39 Students
30%
0
100
34%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,252
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,266
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,266
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,310
Books and Supplies
$1100

Aid & Grants

0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,030
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,894
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$16,680

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
93%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,683
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,127
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$286
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
85
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
64%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Fighting Muskies
School Colors
Black/Magenta
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Ohio Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Columbus
Cleveland
Wheeling
Canton
Cincinnati
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
Muskingum University is a great school with small classes and teachers that are willing to go the extra mile to make sure all of their students are successful. The campus is beautiful and everyone here is very friendly. I would suggest Muskingum to anyone who asked me about my experience at this amazing school.
Cynthia from Clinton, OH
This school is very friendly. The staff and community is here to help you. It is a small campus, so everyone knows everyone.
Kendra from Zanesville, OH
Muskingum is a university where you are a person and not a number. This is now my home and I will receive an excellent education here. I have never felt so welcomed by new people before.
Brianna from New Concord, OH
The campus is beautiful. I love being on this campus and spending time with my friends and hanging out. My classes are enjoyable and teachers are willing to cooperate.
Whitney from Caldwell, OH