Student Outcomes

Employment rate (from 2015 Alumni Survey of recent graduates):  89%

Who Employs Our Graduates?

Student to Faculty Ratio:  12 to 1

Student Satisfaction (from 2016 Adult Student Satisfaction Survey): 90% agree or strongly agree with the statement “I am satisfied with my education at OCU.” 

First-to-Second Year Retention Rate: 64%

Retention rate measures the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Graduation Rates:

  • For students who began their studies as first time freshmen in Fall, 2010: 34%
  • For all full time students (first time and transfer) who entered in Fall, 2010: 67%
  • For students receiving Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for associate or bachelor degree):  32%
  • For students receiving the Subsidized Direct Loan and no Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for associate or bachelor degree):  27%

  • For students receiving neither the Subsidized Direct Loan nor Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for associate or bachelor degree):  32%

  • For athletes (six year bachelor graduation rate for freshmen entering 2008): 38%
  • For Students Pursuing a Bachelor Degree:
 

6 year graduation rate

Men (total 51)

35

Women (total 76)

37

Total (men and women)

36

Nonresident alien (total 0)

N/A

Hispanic/Latino (total 2)

0

American Indian or Alaska Native (total 0)

N/A

Asian (total 0)

N/A

Black or African American (total 8)

13

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (total 0)

N/A

White (total 103)

40

Two or more races (total 2)

0

 

*In 2010 Ohio Christian University’s online application did not ask for race.  So the graduation rates are for a very small proportion of students who completed the paper application for the traditional program.