2,106
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,030
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

University of Rio Grande is a Comprehensive institution located in Rio Grande, OH, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 500
Rio Grande, OH  45674
United States
Contact Kristie Russell
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@rio.edu
Phone: 740-245-7208
Fax: 740-245-7260

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Medical Administrative Assistant And Medical Secretary Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences 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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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,754
Applied
1,280
Accepted
2,106
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

1,066
Females Applied
775
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

688
Males Applied
505
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.06
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Medical history

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,260
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
9,920
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

7,030
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,555
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,191
Avg. Loan Aid
11,067
Avg. Grant Aid
3,778
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
73%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,106
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.81%
Black or African American 5.08%
White or Caucasian 83.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 0.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 0.28%
Other 9.16%

Gender

Male (36.47%)
Female (63.53%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 17%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Community Service Day, Homecoming and Founders' Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Honoraries, Bible studies and ENACTA

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No No No
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

175
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 86
Part-time - 89
Male - 80
Female - 95