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Youngstown State University

School Profile

  • Youngstown State UniversityPublic Four-year University in Youngstown, OH
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 12,405
First-year Undergraduate Students: 2,181
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 12,090
Graduate Students: 1,243

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Accounting Technology
  • Associate of Child Care Management
  • Associate of Child Development
  • Associate of Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Associate of Dental Hygiene
  • Associate of Dietetic Technician
  • Associate of Drafting and Design Technology
  • Associate of Histologic Technician
  • Associate of Labor/Personnel Relations
  • Associate of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Associate of Medical Laboratory Assistance
  • Associate of Medical Office Administration
  • Bachelor of Acting
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of American Studies
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Apparel/Accessories Marketing
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Arts - General
  • Bachelor of Astronomy
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Banking/Financial Services
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies
  • Bachelor of Commercial/Advertising Art
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Community Health Services
  • Bachelor of Community Health/Preventative Medicine
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Drama/Dance Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Econometrics
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Education of Emotionally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Learning Disabled
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Multiple Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of the Autistic
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family/Community Services
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - Education
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Forensic Technologies
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Health Facilities Administration
  • Bachelor of Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Human Development/Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of International Economics
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Jazz Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Kindergarten/Preschool Education
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Medical Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music - Piano/Organ
  • Bachelor of Music - Voice/Opera
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Painting
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physical Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Planetary Sciences
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Printmaking
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Finance
  • Bachelor of Public Health Education
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelor of Retailing
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Security/Loss Prevention
  • Bachelor of Social Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Speech Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Stringed Instruments
  • Bachelor of Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing
  • Bachelor of Theater Design/Stagecraft
  • Bachelor of Work/Family Studies
  • Certificate of American humanics
  • Certificate of Anatomy and physiology
  • Certificate of Applied gerontology
  • Certificate of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Certificate of Enterprise resource planning
  • Certificate of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Certificate of Museum studies
  • Certificate of Networking/LAN/WAN Management
  • Certificate of Web/Multimedia Design
  • Certificate of Web/Multimedia Management

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $6,721
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,394

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required for Some
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173


Member: NCAA
Team name: Penguins


  • Ranked #110 Regional Universities (Midwest)
  • Ranked #306 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #78 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #40 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #390 Nursing
  • Ranked #158 Physical Therapy

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Admissions Address

One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
(330) 941-2000
(877) 468-6978
Fax: (330) 941-3674
Contact: Sue Davis
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 87%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 87%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 5,582
Female applicants 2,958
Male applicants 2,624
Applicants accepted 4,849
Female applicants accepted 2,558
Male applicants accepted 2,291
Freshman enrollment 2,890
Female freshman enrollment 1,466
Male freshman enrollment 1,424
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 85%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 88%
Average high school GPA 2.8
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.3-3.3

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 13%
SAT Critical Reading average score 465
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 400-530
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 474
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 420-540
SAT Writing average score 449
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 380-510
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 70%
Average ACT Composite score 20
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 17-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 15-22
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 16-23



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