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#2661 of 14,131 In the World
#775 of 2,597 In North America
#712 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 32 In Kansas State
#466 of 1,063 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
Top50% For 23 other topics
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Religion
American Baptist
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
18
Avg. cost to attend
$26,354 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
786
Graduates
93
Male:Female Ratio
61:39
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.ottawa.edu

Ottawa University - Ottawa Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Ottawa University - Ottawa has an acceptance rate of 67% and is among the top 28% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 67% 77% 73%
Applicants 2,082 1,144 683
Admissions 1,386 886 500
Freshmen enrolled full time 213 129 84
Freshmen enrolled part time 18 14 4

852 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

27 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
5 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 800
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ottawa University - Ottawa are 800-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
51 or 22%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 19
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ottawa University - Ottawa are 16-19 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 515 (59%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 150 (17%)
Hispanic 124 (14%)
Black or African American 62 (7%)
Asian 10 (1%)
Two or more races 7 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Ottawa University - Ottawa is $26,354 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$26,354/year
Average aid awarded
$23,140
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $22,353
$30-48K $23,959
$48-75K $24,057
$75-110K $27,151
$110K+ $29,366

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $33,380$12,338
Tuition in-state $33,380$12,338
Tuition out-of-state $33,380$12,338
Fee in-district $3,400$415
Fee in-state $3,400$415
Fee out-of-state $3,400$415

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 559
Combined charge for room and board $11,934
Room charge $5,200
Meal charge $6,000

Ottawa University - Ottawa majors

Ottawa University - Ottawa has granted 92 bachelor's degrees across 22 programs and 18 master's across 2 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Ottawa University - Ottawa.

Major Bachelor Master
Business Administration and Management, General 7 15
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 11
Elementary Education and Teaching 7
Accounting 6
Engineering, General 6
Sports Studies 6
Applied Psychology 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 5
Curriculum and Instruction 3
Finance, General 3
Human Services, General 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 3
History Teacher Education 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Business & Managerial Economics 1
History, General 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Sociology, General 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 1
Grand Total 92 18

Ottawa University - Ottawa has a graduation rate of 34%, which is among the 17% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 34% 30% 40%
  • Full-time retention rate - 55%

Publications & Citations

Ottawa University - Ottawa has published 3,212 scientific papers with 18,129 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Political Science, Philosophy, Law, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Sociology, and Physics.

Publications
3,212
Citations
18,129

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,262 / 10,124
Political Science
1,573 / 6,388
Philosophy
1,351 / 4,514
Law
1,047 / 5,949
Biology
932 / 8,033
Engineering
901 / 8,009
Computer Science
896 / 9,040
Environmental Science
848 / 6,046
Sociology
804 / 3,588
Physics
801 / 8,048
Medicine
711 / 8,088
Chemistry
689 / 5,919
Business
658 / 4,605
History
598 / 1,859
Geography and Cartography
577 / 2,906
Psychology
504 / 5,910
Quantum and Particle physics
484 / 5,149
Economics
458 / 2,762
Mathematics
449 / 5,537
Archaeology
428 / 1,758
Organic Chemistry
418 / 2,141
Biochemistry
416 / 3,782
Materials Science
335 / 2,405
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
332 / 3,152
Geology
316 / 4,011
Art & Design
311 / 1,165
Statistics
308 / 4,430
Linguistics
308 / 1,748
Ecology
292 / 3,782
Pathology
235 / 3,526
Genetics
229 / 2,470
Computer Networking
228 / 1,951
Telecommunications
224 / 3,377
Paleontology
221 / 2,874
Management
220 / 1,845
Development Studies
202 / 1,640
Finance
193 / 665
Social Psychology
192 / 2,679
Electrical Engineering
183 / 2,694
Cyber Security
174 / 2,302

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 42 27
1991 38 28
1992 32 42
1993 60 46
1994 48 75
1995 45 54
1996 48 70
1997 44 71
1998 39 72
1999 45 87
2000 42 98
2001 48 96
2002 53 119
2003 48 154
2004 57 142
2005 114 214
2006 158 332
2007 123 448
2008 118 580
2009 104 733
2010 109 746
2011 94 884
2012 73 898
2013 106 918
2014 97 915
2015 108 956
2016 111 952
2017 127 997
2018 111 1001
2019 201 1051
2020 113 1261
2021 108 1615
2022 116 1371
Academic rankings

Ottawa University - Ottawa alumni

  1. Trent Franks

    Trent Franks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianbusiness executive
    Biography

    Trent Franks is a former American politician and businessman who served as the U.S. representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district from 2003 to 2017 (numbered as the 2nd district from 2003 to 2013). He is a member of the Republican Party. During his tenure, Franks served as vice chairman of the United States Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and chairman of the United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

  2. Oksana Syroyid

    Oksana Syroyid
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1976-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Oksana Ivanivna Syroyid is a Ukrainian politician and jurist. She was elected to the Verkhovna Rada in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary elections. In December 2014, she became the first woman to serve as the deputy speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament. Since October 2019 Syroyid is the party leader of Self Reliance.

  3. Derrick Ward

    Derrick Ward
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Derrick LaRon Ward is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft and played for the New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans. He played college football at Fresno State University and Ottawa University.

  4. Dorothy C. Stratton

    Dorothy C. Stratton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1899-2006 (aged 107)
    Occupations
    military officerpsychologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Dorothy Constance Stratton is best known as the first director of the SPARS, the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve.

All 12 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names OU
The College
Founded 1865
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colors gold, black
Academic calendar July to June
Total FTE staff 173
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, Kansas, 66067-3399
United States
City population 13,000
Phone 7852425200

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