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Located in Youngstown, Ohio, Youngstown State University is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$18,476 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
70% Acceptance Rate

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Youngstown State University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Youngstown State University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Youngstown State University?


Contact details for Youngstown State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
Phone: 877-468-6978

How Do I Get Into Youngstown State University?

You can apply to Youngstown State University online at:

Admission Requirements for Youngstown State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Youngstown State University?

70% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Youngstown State University is 70%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Youngstown State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 600. Math scores were between 480 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Youngstown State University  ( 480 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Youngstown State University  ( 480 to 590 )
Youngstown State University received ACT scores from 83% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Youngstown State University  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Youngstown State University  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Youngstown State University  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford Youngstown State University?

$18,476 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
11.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Youngstown State University is $18,476. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Youngstown State University, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,040 a year. That adds up to $24,160 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Youngstown State University is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Youngstown State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,175 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,401 undergraduate students at Youngstown State University, with 8,175 being full-time and 2,226 being part-time.


There are also 1,434 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,175 full-time undergraduates at Youngstown State University, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Youngstown State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 112
Black or African American 652
Hispanic or Latino 365
White 6,173
International Students 261
Other Races/Ethnicities 612

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Youngstown State University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 64 countries are represented at Youngstown State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Kuwait.

Online Learning at Youngstown State University

1,274 Took All Classes Online
6,934 Took At Least One Class Online
17.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,934 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Youngstown State University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 13th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Youngstown State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Youngstown State University was 17.6%. This is the #779 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Youngstown State University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Youngstown State University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Critical Care Nursing 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0
Registered Nursing 0
School Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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