Muskingum University

New Concord, OH 43762
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Muskingum University is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in New Concord town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,369 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 384 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 288 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%). Every year 48% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Muskingum University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,900, and fees were $746. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,900 and $746 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students2,369
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 4 50
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1919 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/29/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT915 to 1105
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$595/credit
In State Students$595/credit
Out of State Students$595/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$540/credit
In State Students$540/credit
Out of State Students$540/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $26,775 $26,775 $26,775
ADN 70 $41,650 $41,650 $41,650
BSN 125 $74,375 $74,375 $74,375
FNP 50 $27,000 $27,000 $27,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Muskingum University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,633
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,190
State Grant & Scholarships 37% $2,778
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $16,680
Federal Student Loans 93% $6,409
Private Loans 39% $5,509


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,051
$30,001 to $48,000$15,550
$48,001 to $75,000$18,432
$75,001 to $110,000$22,196
Over $110,000$23,716

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762

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