Employability of Graduates

( Student Outcomes / Student-Right-To-Know-Act )

Employment rate (from Fall, 2020 Alumni Survey of recent graduates): 

 

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Bachelor’s

N=211

Master’s

N=113

Full-time employment 67% 74%
Part-time employment 8% 4%
Full time graduate student 5% 2%
Retired 5% 5%
Stay-at-home parent 4% 3%
*Unemployed, looking for employment 9% 9%
Unemployed, not looking for employment 2% 4%

*6% indicated they were unemployed due to COVID-19

Types of Graduate Education in which OCU Graduates Enroll  (Source: 2020 Alumni Survey)

  • Master of Communication
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Biblical Counseling
  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Education—Organizational Leadership
  • Ph.D – Leadership
  • Master of Leadership
  • Master of Counseling
  • Master of Clinical Mental Health
  • Master of Social Work

Student to Faculty Ratio:  11 to 1

First-to-Second Year Retention Rate: Fall, 2019 to Fall, 2020

  • Circleville Students: 57.60%
  • Online Students: 29.52%

Retention rate measures the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Graduation Rates:

  • For associate students who began their studies as first-time freshmen in Fall, 2017:  18%
  • For baccalaureate students who began their studies as first-time freshmen in Fall, 2014: 46%
  • For graduate students who began their studies as first-time freshmen in Fall, 2017:  50%
  • For students receiving Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor’s degree): 33%
  • For students receiving the Subsidized Direct Loan and no Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor degree): 66%
  • For students receiving neither the Subsidized Direct Loan nor Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor degree): 72%
  • For Students beginning a bachelor’s degree in 2014:
 

6 year graduation rate

Men 

40

Women 

50

Total (men and women)

46

Nonresident alien

100

Hispanic/Latino

50

American Indian or Alaska Native

N/A

Asian

50

Black or African American

24

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

N/A

White

47

Two or more races

67

 

Retention Rates of First-Time Full-Time Students from First to Second Year

 

Associate Degree

Bachelor Degree

Master Degree

Face-to-face 50.00% 63.72% n/a
Online 33.33% 50.00% 72.41%
Combined 33.77% 63.03% 72.41%

 

Post Graduate Degrees Pursued By Alumni Completing Their Bachelor Degree
(Source:  2020 Alumni Survey) 

Doctoral Degree 

2%

Master's Degree

35%

Additional Graduate Work

2%