Overview

Applicants
1,850
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average HS GPA
3.24

GPA Breakdown

21%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
463 - 578
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
460 - 530
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
172
with Terminal Degree
103

92
Women
80
Men
14
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
34%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Molecular Biology.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
  • Journalism.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Business Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • Reading 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.
  • Speech Teacher Education.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering Science.
  • Engineering, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Human Development and Family Studies, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • German Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
  • Pre-Chiropractic Studies.
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Pre-Optometry Studies.
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Pre-Law Studies.

  • LEISURE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.

  • Art.
  • Music.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
  • Philosophy.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • International Relations and Affairs.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

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

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


John Glenn
astonaut, U.S. senator

Jack Hanna
TV personality, zoo director

Walter Young
Retired CEO, Champion Enterprises

Philip Caldwell
Retired CEO, Ford Motor Co.

William Dentzer
Retired CEO, Depository Trust

Nik Deogun
Sr. VP, Business News, CNBC

Chip Souba
Professor of Surgery, Geisel Sch. of Medicine, Dartmouth

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
34%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

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

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,141

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$19,204

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,683

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
79%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$4,717

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$15,480

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$26,900
Required Fees
$912
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,100

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,590
Transportation for Commuters
$500

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,040
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
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)
College/university loans from institutional funds

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,557
Foreign Countries Represented
9

Demographics

4.86%
African-American
2.56%
Hispanic
78.94%
Caucasian
5.38%
Unknown
3.74%
International

55% female
45% male
8% are out of state
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
71%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
85%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
96
Number of Honor Societies
26

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations
5

8% join a fraternity
38% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Fighting Muskies)
12 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Fighting Muskies)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health

Sustainability


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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
50

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Cindy Basham
Receptionist

Address
Office of Admission
163 Stormont
New Concord, OH 43762

Phone
740-826-8137

Email
adminfo@muskingum.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Philip and Betsey Caldwell Hall
Boyd Science Center
Rec Center
Otto and Fran Walter Hall
Walter K. Chess Student Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
The Wilds - animal preserve
Zanesville -shopping, restaurants, movies, etc.
Salt Fork State Park/ AEP Recreation Land
Roscoe Village - Coshocton
Columbus

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
adminfo@muskingum.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Tuesday and Thursday nights only

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Closest airport is Columbus Airport. Occasional shuttle service to Columbus Airport, as needed.

Driving Instructions to Campus
New Concord is on The National Rd. (Rte. 40), between Cambridge and Zonesville. From I-70, take exit 169 (Rte. 83N) to 40, turn right (east) at stop light, College is on the left. 70 miles east of Columbus, 60 miles west of Wheeling, WV.

Local Accommodations
The following is a list of hotels in the Zanesville are, Amerihost (I-70, exit 155 westbound, I-70, exit 7th Street eastbound; 740-454-9332), Holiday Inn (I-70, exit 160 - Airport Rd; 740-453-0771), Best Western Townhouses (I-70, exit 155 via signs, 740-452-4511), Days Inn, I-70, exit 160 - Airport Rd; 740-453-3400), Comfort Inn (I-70, exit 155 westbound, I-70, exit 7th Street eastbound; 740-454-4144), Fairfield Inn (I-70, exit 155 westbound, I-70, exit 7th Street eastbound; 740-453-8770), Hampton Inn (I-70, exit 155 westbound, I-70, exit 7th Street eastbound; 740-453-6511), Red Roof Inn (I-70, exit 160 - Airport Rd; 740-453-6511); Holiday Inn Express (I-70, exit 155 westbound) Hotels in the Cambridge area are: Days Inn (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-432-5691), Holiday Inn (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-432-7313), Travelodge (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-432-7375), The Colonel Taylor Inn (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-432-7802), Best Western (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-439-3581), Amerihost (I-70, Route 209 exit; 740-439-1505), Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast (I-70, exit 176, turn left at light, 0.7 miles turn right onto Fairdale Drive; 740-439-2499).


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