Ottawa University - Ottawa Rankings

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In the World#5145 of 14178
In North America#1387 of 2629
In the United States#1309 of 2528
In Kansas#14 of 32
In Ottawa#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
American Baptist
Acceptance rate
15%
Average SAT
975
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$24,718 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
673
Graduates
58
Male:Female Ratio
61:39
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
ottawa.edu

Ottawa University - Ottawa Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate15%16%12%
Applicants1,9741,198776
Admissions28719691
Freshmen enrolled full time18212854
Freshmen enrolled part time77

716 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

15 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 26%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ottawa University - Ottawa are 890-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
155 or 82%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ottawa University - Ottawa are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White432 (60%)
Black or African American96 (13%)
Hispanic87 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown81 (11%)
Two or more races13 (2%)
Asian7 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,718/year
Average aid awarded
$20,541
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,102
$30-48K$22,127
$48-75K$25,487
$75-110K$27,807
$110K+$27,270

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,980$11,430
Tuition in-state$28,980$11,430
Tuition out-of-state$28,980$11,430
Fee in-district$1,825$340
Fee in-state$1,825$340
Fee out-of-state$1,825$340

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity470
Combined charge for room and board$10,995
Room charge$5,105
Meal charge$5,890

Ottawa University - Ottawa Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General1019
Kinesiology and Exercise Science22
Psychology, General12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10
Accounting8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Engineering, General6
Human Services, General5
Elementary Education and Teaching5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
Sports Studies4
History, General3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Curriculum and Instruction3
Management Information Systems, General2
Sociology2
English Language and Literature, General1
History Teacher Education1
Music, General1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other1
Business & Managerial Economics1
Educational & Instructional Technology1
Grand Total10923
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%51%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,343
Citations
43,073

Publication count by topic

Computer science
1,069
Mathematics
266
Engineering
205
Medicine
195
Physics
103
Materials science
79
Psychology
57
Political science
42
Biology
41
Chemistry
36
History
28
Geography
25
Art
25
Sociology
23
Philosophy
18
Business
17
Environmental science
16
Geology
15
Economics
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science76222,389
Engineering11394,200
Mathematics11666,670
Philosophy154428
Political science1547332
Physics17201,762
History172323
Geology2086278
Medicine22922,287
Art23306
Materials science24041,767
Environmental science2658371
Psychology2790802
Sociology283898
Geography358452
Chemistry3630695
Economics389832
Biology3952487
Business415338

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199067191
199162276
199250324
199374403
199483464
199591584
199656593
199758614
199850675
199957710
200073763
2001100821
20021171036
20031411260
20041381496
20052041928
20061572129
20071042458
2008712520
2009192758
2010132633
2011132440
2012202458
2013232352
2014132125
2015281801
2016281461
2017171370
2018271107
2019191088
202030977

General info

Alternative namesOU
The College
Founded1865
WikipediaOttawa University
MottoVeritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colorsgold, black
Academic CalendarJuly to June
Total FTE staff165
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, Kansas, 66067-3399
United States
City population13,000
Phone7852425200
Fax+1 (785) 229 1008

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