Ottawa University

Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS
location
Private
type
Small
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
1,754
total students
Tuition Cost $28,410 | $28,410
in-state | out-of-state
Rolling
fall application deadline
97%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

97% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,732
    • Accepted1,689
    • Acceptance Rate97%
    • Enrolled1,754
    • Female Applicants763
    • Females Accepted741
    • Female Acceptance Rate97%
    • Male Applicants969
    • Males Accepted948
    • Male Acceptance Rate97%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
      rank in upper 50% of high school class
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.11
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 19 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$28,410
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,410
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,280
    • Room and board *$6,000
    • Room only *$5,000
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,754
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino11.59%
    • Black or African American11.71%
    • White or Caucasian62.14%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native3.01%
    • Asian1.62%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.35%
    • Two or more races3.88%
    • Unknown or International Student5.68%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students33% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 63%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Christian Faith In Action, Student Activities Force, Education Club, Whole Earth Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other locked residence hall entrances

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling No Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football No Yes Yes
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Lacrosse No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Yes Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling No Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Lacrosse No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 518 students to 29 faculty

Location & Contact

1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, KS 66067-3399
United States

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