The University of Northwestern Ohio was founded in 1920 as the Northwestern School of Commerce. Over the last 90 years the school has gone through several name changes, finally arriving at its current name in 2000. UNOH is located in Lima, Ohio, and houses five colleges on its campus:
College of Business
College of Applied Technologies
College of Health Professions
College of Occupational Professions
UNOH is a low cost private institution that has no additional out of state tuition fees.
UNOH offers certificate, diploma, bachelors and masters degree programs. Additionally, UNOH offers online courses for a majority of its programs to accommodate distance learners and provide flexible scheduling. The goal of the institution is to deliver a quality education to individuals and help make them productive members of society.
Some of the programs offers:
- Heating, Ventilation, and Air Condition/Refrigeration
- Business Administration
- Legal Assisting
- Health Care Administration
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at UNOH should complete and submit an application which will then be reviewed and responded to by the admissions staff within four weeks. If accepted, students will either receive full or conditional acceptance with full acceptance having no restrictions and conditional acceptance being for one semester to see whether normal academic progress is achieved.
Financial aid is also available. UNOH asks that students check local scholarships and apply prior to the deadline along with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), after which eligibility for federal aid will be determined by the Student Aid Report (SAR). Further queries can be made to the financial aid office.
The UNOH Racers compete in the NAIA in the WHAC conference. UNOH is the only university in the United States to own a race track and to offer scholarships for motorsports.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students University of Northwestern Ohio accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at University of Northwestern Ohio is about 4,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 31% enrolling as graduate students and 98% as undergraduate students.
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 $9,700-$12,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $210-$250 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||61%||$6,165|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$7,289|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, University of Northwestern Ohio may offer services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
University of Northwestern Ohio has an overall graduation rate which is close to 62%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||1%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||1%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.08%|
University of Northwestern Ohio is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf)
- Basketball (Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf)
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 University of Northwestern Ohio 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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
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 University of Northwestern Ohio for official up-to-date information.