Youngstown State University, an urban research university, emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advance civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.
- 13,381 total students: 1,203 graduate students (Fall'13) - 46% male, 54% female; 18% minority students, 1.5% international students. - $177 million FY11 annual operating budget; State funds comprise 25% - 145-acre urban campus is one of the nation's most attractive and among Ohio's safest. - Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. - College accreditations: Business Administration - AACSB Int'l; Education - NCATE; Engineering - ABET. Individual programs further endorsed by their respective professional organizations. - Member of the Northeast Ohio Medical University, which offers an accelerated six-year BS/MD. - Over 115 undergraduate majors. Certificates, associate, and bachelor's degrees. 44 master's programs. Doctorates in educational leadership (EdD), physical therapy (DPT) and materials engineering (Ph.D.). - $12 million Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center. - More than 88,000 alumni working, learning, and living all over the world. - YSU offers the best tuition value among Ohio's 11 largest comprehensive public universities. - $7,900 in-state tuition & fees for the 2013-14 academic year. Significant tuition discounts for residents of nearby countries in PA, WV, and NY.