1,754
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
97
97%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Ottawa University is a Comprehensive institution located in Ottawa, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, KS  66067-3399
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Related Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,732
Applied
1,689
Accepted
1,754
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

763
Females Applied
741
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

969
Males Applied
948
Males Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.11
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,410
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Fees

1,280
Full-time student fees
6,000
Room & board
5,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

1,754
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.59%
Black or African American 11.71%
White or Caucasian 62.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.01%
Asian 1.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 3.88%
Other 5.68%

Gender

Male (39.74%)
Female (60.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 63%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Casino Night and Late Night Finals Breakfast

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Greek Life social clubs
Most popular organizations:
Christian Faith In Action, Student Activities Force, Education Club, Whole Earth Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
locked residence hall entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

36
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 11
Male - 17
Female - 19