Westerville, OH 43081
Otterbein University is one of the 70 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Westerville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 607 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 492 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%).
Every year 64% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Otterbein University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $31,424, and fees were $450. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $31,424 and $450 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||0||7|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||0|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
10/01/1999 - 11/01/2012
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1983 - 11/01/2012
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
04/25/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
05/21/2010 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1040 to 1305|
|ACT||21 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies 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||$564/credit|
|In State Students||$564/credit|
|Out of State Students||$564/credit|
|In District Students||$591/credit|
|In State Students||$591/credit|
|Out of State Students||$591/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, 100% of Otterbein University'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||13%||$763|
|State Grant & Scholarships||22%||$2,702|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$18,099|
|Federal Student Loans||93%||$6,096|
$24,402Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,467|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,662|
|$48,001 to $75,000$23,684|
|$75,001 to $110,000$25,860|
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The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably discharged ...
The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of ...
Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in ...
Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited school of nursing located in Ohio. They must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...
Applicant must be a member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nurse profession such as a male nurse or nursing students who are American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black or ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.