Overview

Applicants
3,784
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average HS GPA
3.12

GPA Breakdown

16%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
400 - 550
SAT Math
420 - 550
SAT Writing
390 - 530
ACT Composite
18 - 24

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
16.53:1
Total Faculty
1,049
with Terminal Degree

535
Men
514
Women
112
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
10%
Graduate in 5 years
26%
Graduate in 6 years
33%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Merchandising and Buying Operations
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Public Finance
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

  • Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Rhetoric and Composition

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Child Care and Support Services Management
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dietetic Technician (DTR)
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Public Health
  • Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Gerontology

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • International Economics
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Dance, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Piano and Organ
  • Printmaking
  • Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Doctoral
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Thomas Bopp
astronomer, co-discover of Comet Hale Bopp

Ron Parise
astronaut

Ed O'Neill
actor

Ron Jaworski
former NFL All -Pro and sports commentator

Nathaniel R. Jones
federal judge

Nanette Lepore
Fashion Designer

Amit Patel
cardiothoracic surgeon & world pioneer stem cell therapy for heart failure

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,261

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,262

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,817

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$31,131

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
73%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$7,847
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$13,847
Required Fees
$470
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$954

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,808

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
11,348
Out of State

International
1%
Foreign Countries Represented
34

Demographics

13.41%
African-American
3.58%
Hispanic
75.97%
Caucasian
3.52%
Unknown
1.03%
International

53% female
47% male
78% are full time
22% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
10%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
24%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
91

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Frat Sorority
Other

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
180
Number of Honor Societies
36

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
9

2% join a fraternity
2% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Penguins)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Penguins)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Kent State University

Sustainability

Green Rating
77

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
94

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
dell for students and employees Apple products for students and employees.

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sue Davis
Director of Admissions

Address
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555

Phone
330 941-2000

Email
enroll@ysu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Stambaugh Stadium
Beeghly Center
Andrews Wellness Center
Watts Center
Kilcawley Center
McDonough Museum, Planetarium

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Butler Art Museum
Covelli Center
Southern Park Mall
Dyor Performing Arts Center
Millcreek Park
Stamabugh Auditorium

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Mon - Fri and Sat (select)
8-5 M-F; Sat 8-12 select
330 941-2000

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: 9:30 am. and 1:30 p.m.; Saturday by appointment
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Greyhound Bus Youngstown/Warren Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
http://web.ysu.edu/gen/ysu/Directions_Maps__Tour_m107.html