Cedarville University provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Cedarville, OH and operated as a private institution. The Baptist affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Approximately 3,200 students are enrolled per year at CU.
Students may select from many areas of study, including:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions to CU. A score in a range of 1070 - 1290 on the SAT, or 24 - 29 for the ACT is common among accepted students. CU admits approximately 80% of applicants yearly. Of those applicants accepted, nearly 36% of students registered for enrollment.
The cost of tuition is close to $27,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's tuition calculator to identify their cost of attendance. The price of on-campus housing is approximately $3,200 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
Contact information, admission forms, areas of study offered, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.cedarville.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Cedarville University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Cedarville University is around 3,700 students, where graduate students make up roughly 22% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $27,000-$32,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,000 to $1,200 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$12,594|
|Receiving Student Loans||52%||$7,417|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Cedarville University may provide student services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
Cedarville University has a very high graduation rate when compared to nearby similar schools.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||61%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||10%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.9%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Cedarville University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (371)
- Basketball (371)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Cedarville University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Cedarville University.
- Central State University in Wilberforce, OH (4 miles away)
- Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus in Chillicothe, OH (51 miles away)
- Miami University - Oxford in Oxford, OH (52 miles away)
- Indiana University - East in Richmond, IN (58 miles away)
- Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY (60 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Cedarville University for official up-to-date information.