Employability of Graduates

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

 

Employment rate (from Fall, 2021 Alumni Survey of 2018, 2019, 2020 graduates): 

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Bachelor’s

N=78

Master’s

N=47

Full-time employment 73% 70%
Part-time employment 6% 11%
Full time graduate student 3% 0%
Retired 5% 6%
Stay-at-home parent 5% 0%
Unemployed, looking for employment 7% 9%
Unemployed, not looking for employment 1% 4%

 

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:  8 to 1

1st to 2nd Year Retention Rate: Fall, 2020 to Fall, 2021

  • Circleville Students: 59%
  • Online Students: 29%

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, 2015:  20%
  • For baccalaureate students who began their studies as first-time freshmen in Fall, 2015: 42%
  • For graduate students who began their studies in Fall, 2018:  49%
  • For students receiving Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor’s degree): 37%
  • For students receiving the Subsidized Direct Loan and no Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor degree): 53%
  • For students receiving neither the Subsidized Direct Loan nor Pell Grants (six-year graduation rate for bachelor degree): 55%
  • For Students beginning a bachelor’s degree in 2015:
 

6 year graduation rate

Men 

33

Women 

48

Total (men and women)

41

Nonresident alien

N/A

Hispanic/Latino

N/A

American Indian or Alaska Native

N/A

Asian

50

Black or African American

56

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

N/A

White

40

Two or more races

N/A

 

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:  2021 Alumni Survey of Graduates from 2018, 2019, 2020) 

Doctoral Degree 

4%

Master's Degree

23%

Additional Graduate Work

1%