Ottawa, KS 66067
Ottawa University-Ottawa is one of the 24 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Kansas. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Ottawa. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 202 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 123 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 61%).
Every year 46% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
OU's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $27,370, and fees were $1,180. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,370 and $1,180 respectively.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1914 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
06/11/2015 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||900 to 1080|
|ACT||18 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|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.
|In District Students||$1,140/credit|
|In State Students||$1,140/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,140/credit|
|In District Students||$635/credit|
|In State Students||$635/credit|
|Out of State Students||$635/credit|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Ottawa University-Ottawa's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||14%||$1,000|
|State Grant & Scholarships||31%||$2,300|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||98%||$14,675|
|Federal Student Loans||92%||$7,075|
$23,661Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,561|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,974|
|$48,001 to $75,000$22,945|
|$75,001 to $110,000$25,940|
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