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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

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Overview

Youngstown State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Youngstown, OH, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH  44555-0001
United States
Contact Ms. Christine Hubert
Acting Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: enroll@ysu.edu
Phone: 330-941-2000
Fax: 330-941-3674

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Business/commerce, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, General Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Programming/programmer, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/technician Checkmark
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Information Technology Project Management Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology/technician, General Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Care And Support Services Management Checkmark
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Family And Community Services Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health And Medical Assisting Services, Other Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Dietetic Technician Checkmark
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Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
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Pediatric Nurse/nursing Checkmark
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Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
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Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Geography, Other Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Brass Instruments Checkmark
Dance, Other Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Painting Checkmark
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Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,243
Applied
6,246
Accepted
11,001
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

5,439
Females Applied
3,645
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,804
Males Applied
2,601
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT composite score of 17 or combined SAT score of 910 from evidence-based writing and reading test and math test

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 539 490 590
SAT Math 540 480 590
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,211
In-state
15,211
Out-of-state
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Fees

68
Full-time student fees
9,700
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

9,954
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,566
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,786
Avg. Loan Aid
4,250
Avg. Grant Aid
5,772
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
35%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,001
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 8.42%
White or Caucasian 75.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.81%
Other 3.46%

Gender

Male (45.6%)
Female (54.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 21%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Welcome Week and Penguin Productions Concerts/Federal Frenzy/Fall Fire Fest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Fraternities/Sororities (IFC, NPHC, Panhellenic), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Frost Penguins E-Sports and American Medical Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

989
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 400
Part-time - 589
Male - 459
Female - 530
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