11,386
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,147
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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. Sue Davis
Director of Admissions
Email: enroll@ysu.edu
Phone: 330-941-2000
Fax: 330-941-3674

Majors & Degrees

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 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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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious 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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Security And Protective Services 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

9,765
Applied
6,379
Accepted
11,386
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

5,402
Females Applied
3,504
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,363
Males Applied
2,875
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.32
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 542 490 600
SAT Math 556 490 620
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,899
In-state
14,899
Out-of-state
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Fees

240
Full-time student fees
9,400
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

9,147
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,269
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,760
Avg. Loan Aid
3,587
Avg. Grant Aid
5,362
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
33%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,386
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.83%
Black or African American 9.88%
White or Caucasian 74.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.28%
Other 4.27%

Gender

Male (48.38%)
Female (51.62%)

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

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Welcome Week and Penguin Productions Concerts/Federal Frenzy

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society for Human Resource Management, Black Student Union, Fraternities/Sororities (IFC, NPHC and Panhellenic Council) and STEM Leadership Society

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
residence hall patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark 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
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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 Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball 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
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,044
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 399
Part-time - 645
Male - 520
Female - 524