Fall 2015 Enrollment
3,353 undergraduate students
90% of undergrad students are full time
48% male 52% female
63% of students are from out of state
2015-2016 Academic Year
193 full-time faculty
187 part-time faculty
13 to 1 student/faculty ratio
97% of first year students live on campus
84% of all students live on campus
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville offers the charm of a small, Midwest town in a setting less than an hour’s drive from several major metropolitan areas. With easy access to Dayton (25 miles), Columbus (55 miles) and Cincinnati (63 miles), students can immerse themselves in a variety of activities including the arts, concerts, theatre, and professional sporting events.
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Retention Fall 2015
86% of students began in Fall 2014 and returned in Fall 2015 (full time, first time freshmen)
6 Year Graduation Rate 2015
72% of students graduated in 6 years
ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2015
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|Two or more races||3%|
|Race and/or ethnicity unknown||3%|
NCAA Division II (Great Midwest Athletic Conference).
16 intercollegiate sports (baseball, men’s/women’s basketball, men’s/women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s/women’s soccer, softball, men’s/women’s tennis, men’s/women’s indoor track and field, men’s/women’s outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball).
Mascot: Yellow Jackets
Colors: Blue and Gold
Accounting, Allied Health, Applied Communication, Athletic Training, Biblical Studies, Biology (B.A./B.S.), Broadcasting and Digital Media, Chemistry (B.A./B.S.), Chemistry Education, Christian Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Finance, Forensic Science, Geology, Geosciences, Global Business, History, Health and Physical Education, History and Political Science, Industrial and Innovative Design, Information Technology Management, Intercultural Studies, International Studies, Journalism, Keyboard Pedagogy, Language Arts Education, Liberal Arts, Life Science Education, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics (B.A./B.S.), Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Middle Childhood Education, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Education, Physical Science Education, Physics, Political Science, Prelaw, Professional Writing and Information Design, Psychology, Public Administration, Science Comprehensive Education, Social Work, Spanish, Spanish Education, Special Education, Sport Business Management, Studio Art, Theatre, Worship, Visual Communication Design, Youth Ministries.
Whether they participate in study-abroad programs, obtain internships with industry leaders, or bring service to their community, Cedarville students are known for commitment to excellence and passion for spreading the Gospel.
Students study abroad in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Others spend a semester in Washington, D.C., taking courses and gaining real-world experience in government and policy making.
Students serve in ministries both domestically and abroad through spring, summer, and winter break mission trips.
Locally, the Yellow Jackets serve at local soup kitchens, mentor fellow students, and participate in children’s ministry. Cedarville students are committed to spreading the Gospel both in their community and around the world.
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Cedarville professors include an award-winning composer, a former U.S. diplomat, a retired three-star Air Force General, and marketing consultants to Fortune 100 companies. These humble, highly credentialed men and women invest their lives at Cedarville because they’re passionate about the Lord, their areas of research, and their students. Professors at Cedarville are regularly sought by local and national media for their expertise on breaking news, current events, and other news topics.
A 16:1 student-to-teacher ratio allows for greater personalized instruction and mentoring in the classroom. Cedarville students are given the chance for hands-on learning from the moment they step on campus, giving them the skills they need to succeed after graduation.
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Other: bible courses
Class Size Breakdown
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A vibrant community is an essential aspect of life at Cedarville. Students participate in myriad activities involving the arts, athletics, clubs, and other student life events. Cedarville regularly hosts camps, concerts, seminars, speakers, and theatrical productions.
Besides being a lot of fun, these events also foster an environment of learning outside the classroom, giving students the opportunity to expand their horizons by enjoying the arts, learning from industry experts, and serving visitors during camp sessions.
Cedarville University is home to an extremely active campus recreation program, which includes a variety of intramural sports and outdoor activities. In addition, a state-of-the-art fitness center, including a 36-foot climbing wall, gives students the chance to stay physically fit.
Campus Housing Options for Undergraduates
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Internships sharpen professional skills and open doors to future careers before graduation. Cedarville students have served with industry leaders in nearly every sector, including Fortune 500 companies.
Outstanding Placement Rates
After their time at Cedarville University, students are prepared for success in their professional careers. According to recent survey data, over 95% of graduates were employed or entered a graduate program within six months after finishing their degree. Such a rate is significantly higher than the national average. Over the past five years, Cedarville has consistently exceeded national placement rates.
Cedarville graduates work at some of the nation’s top companies, including Boeing, Caterpillar, Ford Motor Company, Fox News, Fox Sports, General Electric, General Motors, Hewlett Packard, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Kraft Foods, LexisNexis, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, NASA, National Football League, Procter & Gamble, US State Department, and Wells Fargo, among others.
Admissions Fall 2015
3,159 Total Applicants
2,344 Total Admissions
819 Total Freshmen Enrollment
74.20% of applicants admitted
Admissions Deadlines for 2016-17 Admission
Rolling Admission? No
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Freshmen Profile Fall 2015
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|SAT Critical Reading||540||650|
TUITION AND COSTS
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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2016-2017
|Room and Board (on campus)||$6,880|
|Estimated Total On Campus||$35,910|
Average Financial Aid Packages 2014-2015
$18,019 First year students
$17,233 All undergrads
Financial Aid Breakdown 2014-2015
33% on average, the percentage of need that was met
39% of financial need students that had need fully met
$4,309 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$5,662 Average need-based loan