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2007 - 2008 SURVEY

PROFILES OF AMERICAN COLLEGES, 28TH EDITION

For questions that cannot be answered, please give one of the following responses:

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Information requested applies to full-time students enrolled in a baccalaureate program,

unless otherwise indicated.

General Information

1. Official College Name Ohio State University at Newark

2. Previous College Name (if changed since 2005 )

3. Commonly used name (Nickname) OSU Newark

4. Address 1179 University Drive

5. City Newark State OH Zip 43055

Country

6. College fully accredited by one of the accrediting associations NCA

or

7. College a recognized candidate for regional accreditation by (initials)

8. Does your college offer a bachelor's degree? Yes

(if your answer is "no," complete only questions 1-8 and return to Barron's.)

9. Upper division colleges accept only students with prior undergraduate credits.

Is your college upper division only? No

(if your answer is "yes," complete only questions 1-9 and return to Barron's.)

Introduction

10. What is your college's founding date? 1957

11. Under whose control is your college?

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private (for profit) __ private (not for profit) __ public X land grant __

12. Does your college have a religious affiliation? No

nonsectarian _ name of faith or denomination

13. If your institution is part of a larger system, what is the name of that system?

The Ohio State University

14. Please check one coeducational X women only __ men only __

primarily women __ primarily men __

Summary of school

The Ohio State University at Newark, founded in 1957, is a regional public commuter campus of the

Ohio State University system. At Newark, students may earn a bachelor's degree in elementary

education, psychology, history, or English as well as 1 to 3 years of credit applicable to any other

degree, including 219 academic programs, conferred by OSU, provided the program is completed at the

15. Please specify which campus or campuses the information given in the rest of this questionnaire

refers to: Newark

16. How many undergraduate schools and colleges are there?

17. Which three have the largest enrollments?

18. How many graduate schools or divisions are there? 2

19. Please check which baccalaureate PROGRAM (specialized) or other accreditation your college

AACSB _ AALE _ ABET _ ABFSE _ ABHES _ ACBSP _ ACCE _

ACEJMC _ ACPE _ ADA _ AHEA _ APTA _ ASLA _ CAHEA _

CSAB _ CSWE _ FIDER _ NAAB _ NASAD _ NASDTEC _ NASM _

NCATE _ NLN _ NRPA _ SAF _ TEAC _

Other accreditation

20. How many libraries are there on campus? 1

21. Total volumes your library contains 50,008 microform items 17,465

audio/video tapes/CDs/DVDs 3,649 total periodicals subscribed to (including electronic) 427

22. What computerized library sources and services are available?

interlibrary loans X database searching X

Internet access X laptop Internet portals _

23. Is there a learning resource center? Yes

24. What types of special learning facilities are there on campus?

art gallery X natural history museum _ planetarium _

radio station _ TV station _

other (please describe)

Environment

25. What is the size of the campus? 150 acres

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26. What environment surrounds the urban _ suburban X rural _ small town _

27. The campus is located

40 miles east of Columbus

28. How many buildings, including residence halls, are there on campus? 5

Student Life

Profile

29. Enrollment, Fall 2007 :

Full-time undergraduate Men Women Total FTU 2,088

Part-time undergraduate Men Women Total PTU

Full-time graduate Men Women Total FTG 95

Part-time graduate Men Women Total PTG

GRAND TOTAL: 2,183

30. Percentage of undergraduates from in state 99 % out of state %

31. Number of states 3 foreign countries 1 Any from Canada No

32. From what region do most out-of-state students come?

Northeast __ Middle Atlantic __ South __ Midwest X Southwest __ West __ Northwest __

What is the percentage from that region? 1 %

33. Percentage of students from public schools 98 % private 2 %

34. Percentage of students that are white 92 % African American 2 % Hispanic 1 %

Asian American 1 % Native American/Eskimo 1 % foreign national %

35. Percentage of students that are Catholic % Protestant % Jewish %

other % describe

Claim no religious affiliation % Member of school's denomination %

36. Average age of your freshman class 19 Average age of all undergraduates 24

37. Percentage of full-time freshmen that do not continue beyond their first year 65 %

Percentage of full-time freshmen that remain to graduate %

Tuition, Room and Board

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38. ANNUAL (not per term) expenses for the 2007 - 2008 school year:

In-State Out-of-State

Tuition $ 5,310 $ 11,223

Required Fees

Tuition + Fees (if combined) 5,310 11,223

Room and Board 6,037

TOTALS $ 11,347 $ 17,260

39. Is there college housing? Yes

40. How many students can be accommodated in college housing? 140

41. What living facilities are sponsored by the college?

dormitories __ on-campus apartments X off-campus apartments __

married-student housing __ fraternity houses __ sorority houses __

42. Are the following living facilities available?

honors houses language houses __ special-interest houses __

other (please explain)

43. Is on-campus housing guaranteed for all four years? No

Freshman year only? No

Available on a first-come, first-served basis? Yes

Available on a lottery system for upperclassmen? No

Is priority given to out-of-town students? No

44. Percentage of undergraduates living on campus 5 %

45. Percentage of undergraduates commuting to campus 95 %

46. Percentage of students who live on campus that remain on weekends 5 %

47. Campus housing is: single-sex __ coed X both single-sex and coed __

48. Is alcohol permitted on campus? No

49. Who may keep cars on campus? all students X upperclassmen __ no one __

Activities

50. Are there fraternities on campus? No

51. Are there sororities on campus? No

52. How many fraternities exist on campus? Local National

53. What percentage of men belong to fraternities? %

54. May women belong to fraternities? No

What percentage belong?

55. How many sororities exist on campus? Local National

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56. Percentage of women belonging to sororities %

57. How many groups/organizations exist on campus? 25

58. Which of the following college-sponsored extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are

available to undergraduates?

ARTS AND MUSIC _

art _ chorale X drum and bugle corps _ opera _

bagpipe band _ chorus X jazz band _ orchestra _

band _ dance _ marching band _ pep band _

choir X drama X musical theater __ symphony _

film _ radio and TV _ newspaper _ debate _

photography _ literary magazine _ yearbook _ forensics _

CHEERLEADING X ETHNIC X PROFESSIONAL X

CHESS _ GAY X RELIGIOUS X

COMPUTERS _ HONORS X SOCIAL X

DRILL TEAM _ INTERNATIONAL _ SOCIAL SERVICE X

ENVIRONMENTAL _ POLITICAL _ STUDENT GOVERNMENT X

other major clubs (please explain) Young Democrats, Circle K, and Ebonye Horizons

59. Popular campus events (special days, cultural and seasonal activities) include:

Welcome Week, Spring Fling, and Community Service Programs

Sports

60. Is there a sports program at your school? Yes intercollegiate Yes intramural Yes

61. Number of intercollegiate sports for men 3 women 3

62. Number of intramural sports for men 7 women 7

63. Percentage of undergraduates that participate men 5 % women 5 %

64. Please describe athletic and recreation facilities.

2 weight rooms, a double gym, and a vita course.

Disabled

65. Percentage of the campus accessible to physically disabled persons 100 %

66. Which of the following facilities are available?

wheelchair ramps X special class scheduling X

elevators X lowered drinking fountains X

special parking X lowered telephones X

specially equipped restrooms X special housing __

other (please describe)

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Services

67. Tutoring

every subject X remedial math X remedial writing X

most subjects __ remedial reading __ reader service for the blind X

some subjects __ which ones?

other (please explain) Books on tape, extended test time, readers, scribes, word processing

assistance, and loans of specialized equipment are available.

Campus Safety and Security

68. What campus safety and security measures are available?

24-hour foot and vehicle patrol X emergency telephones X

emergency notification system _ lighted pathways/sidewalks _

self-defense education X controlled access to _

security escort services X in-room safes _

shuttle buses _

other (please describe)

Programs of Study

69. What specific bachelor's degrees are offered (for example, A.B., B.A., B.S., B.F.A., B.S.Ed.)?

B.A. and B.S.Ed.



70. What other degrees are offered? Associate X Masters X Doctorate __

71. Verify all majors for which your college grants BACHELOR's degrees:

(Call ext. 252 for a master list of majors, if desired.)

03550 business administration and management

08850 elementary education

09550 English

13500 history

24600 psychology



72. Specific degree programs (for example, engineering, physical science) that

are strongest academically Elementary education, English, and psychology

have the largest enrollments Elementary education

Required

73. Please describe academic requirements for graduation that are common to ALL students.

specific disciplines

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core curriculum General education courses include humanities, natural sciences, social

sciences, math, English, and (sometimes) foreign language.

distribution requirements

minimum grade point average 2.0

total number of credit hours 181 to 220

total number of hours in 90 to 120

major

specific courses such as phys ed

and computer science

comprehensive exam

thesis

other (please describe)

Summary: Between 181 and 220 credit hours are necessary for graduation, as is a GPA of 2.0.

General education requirements include courses in English, math, natural sciences,

social sciences, humanities, and foreign language.

Special

74. Please verify the following special academic programs that are available at your college:

co-op programs in some majors

(name of major)

cross-registration with (name Central Ohio State Technical College and HECC members

of college or consortium)

internships some majors

(describe)

study abroad in some

(number of countries)

Washington semester

work-study programs with Ohio State

(name of employer)

accelerated degree program in

(name of major)

B.A.-B.S. degree in elementary, general prelicensure, English, history, psychology

(name of major)

dual majors in some majors

(name of major)

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student-designed majors yes

3-2 engineering degree with

(name of university)

other (please describe) nondegree study; pass/fail options

Summary: Co-op programs and internships are available in some majors, and study abroad is

available in some departments. Cross-registration is possible with Central Ohio

Technical College and HECC member schools, and there is work-study with Ohio

State. B.A.-B.S. degrees are offered in elementary education, general business,

English, history, and psychology. Dual and student-designed majors and nondegree

study are possible, and pass/fail options are available.

75. Calendar: traditional semesters __ modified semesters (4-1-4) __ varies by program __

trimesters __ quarters X other __

76. Is there an undergraduate summer session? Yes

Honors

77. Is there a freshman honors program on campus? Yes

78. Is there a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on campus? No

79. How many national honor societies have chapters on campus?

80. How many departments have honors programs? 4

Faculty/Classroom

81. Faculty: Total number 98 Full time 59 Part time 39

82. Number of full-time faculty that teach undergraduates

83. Number of part-time faculty that teach undergraduates

84. Ratio of full-time undergraduate students to full-time undergraduate to 1

(this is not FTE)

85. Percentage of full-time faculty with doctoral/highest terminal degrees 88 %

86. Percentage of faculty that are male 60 % female 40

87. AAUP institution code (Barron's will fill in) IIB

88. AAUP faculty salary ranking code (Barron's will fill in) 2

89. Percentage of faculty that teach undergraduates 100 % do research % both %

90. Percentage of introductory courses taught by graduate students 10 % none

91. Number of faculty ever awarded Nobel Prize Pulitzer Prize 1

92. Average class size in introductory lecture 35 laboratory 24 regular course offering 24

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Admissions

Information for Computing Your Selector Rating

93. The following data will be used to compute your Selector Rating and will also be

reported in your Profile; however, if we are requesting figures that you do not want

published, just check below and we will keep your answers confidential.

Do not print ACT/SAT scores ___ Do not print Applied/Accepted/Enrolled Figures ___

TEST SCORES: In order to accurately represent your mainstream student body, do not

include scores for international students or for enrollees in special preference programs for

remedial, disadvantaged, or learning-disabled students.

What were the MEDIAN standardized test scores for the current freshman class?

SAT Critical Reading: SAT Math:

SAT Writing: ACT: 20 (composite score)

Of the freshmen who took the SAT, what percentage scored the following on the Critical Reading

below 500 % 500 - 599 % 600 - 700 % above 700 %

Of the freshmen who took the SAT, what percentage scored the following on the Math section:

below 500 % 500 - 599 % 600 - 700 % above 700 %

Of the freshmen who took the SAT, what percentage scored the following on the Writing section:

below 500 % 500 - 599 % 600 - 700 % above 700 %

Of the freshmen who took the ACT, what percentage scored the following composite

below 21 54 % 21 - 23 29 % 24 - 26 13 % 27 - 28 3 % 29 and above 1 %

If your school requires or recommends that students take the ACT Writing section, what were the

MEDIAN scores for the current freshman class for:

the Combined English/Writing and the Writing Test

Percentage of the current freshman class with high school ranking in the :

upper 20% (first quintile) 14 % upper 40% (first and second quintiles) 39 %

What is the minimum high school class rank required for freshman applicants? %

What is the minimum high school GPA required?

How many applicants COMPLETED the application process ( including payment of application

fee) for the current freshman class? 1,512

How many were ACCEPTED? 1,501 How many ENROLLED? 759

Does your school have an OPEN ADMISSIONS (accept all who apply) policy?

Yes, for all applicants ___ Only for in-state applicants X No ___

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Other Admissions Requirements

94. Is the SAT required? __ required for some programs? __ recommended? X not required? __

Is the ACT required? __ required for some programs? __ recommended? X not required? __

Is the ACT Optional

Writing Test required? __ required for some programs? __ recommended? __ not required? __

Summary of requirements and recommendations, including academic and Carnegie credits, test

scores, essay, interview, audition or portfolio, GED acceptance, and any special circumstances.

for applicants who graduated from high school within the previous 3 years. Candidates should be high

school graduates with 4 units of English, 3 of math, 2 each of science, foreign language, and history or

social studies, and 1 of visual or performing arts. OSU Newark follows an open admissions policy for

95. If applicable, please list (in order of decreasing importance) the three most important factors

that enter into the admissions decision. (3 = most important, 1 = least important)

ability to finance college education leadership record

advanced placement or honor courses parents or siblings attended your school

evidence of special talent(s) personality/intangible qualities

extracurricular activities record recommendations by alumni

geographic diversity recommendations by school officials

96. How many freshmen were National Merit finalists semifinalists

97. How many freshmen graduated first in their class? 4

In the top 10 percent of their high school class? 41

98. Is there an early decision plan? No

99. How many early decision candidates were accepted for the 2007 - 2008 school year?

100. Is there an early admissions plan?

101. Is there a deferred admissions plan? No

102. Do you accept AP credit? Yes CLEP credit? Yes

103. Is a waiting list an active part of your admissions procedure? No

If yes, the number of applicants who were on the 2007 waiting list:

Of the number wait-listed, how many were admitted?

Procedure

104. When should the entrance exams be taken? in the junior year of high school

105. Is there a rolling admissions plan? Yes

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106. Ohio resident applicants. Are there application deadlines? Yes If so, specify date(s):

Early decision: (month) (day)

Regular decision: fall entry (month) July (day) 1

winter entry (month) December (day) 1

spring entry (month) March (day) 1

summer entry (month) June (day) 1

107. When is notification sent?

early decision (month) (day)

regular decision (month) (day)

108. Freshmen are admitted: fall __ winter __ spring __ summer __ all X

109. Is there an application fee? Yes What is it for 2007 - 2008 ? $ 40

What will it be for 2008 - 2009 ? $ 40

Indicate if you accept applications on-line. X

Transfers

110. How many transfers enrolled in 2006 - 2007 ? 140

111. Please indicate your school's admission requirements for transfer students:

A GPA of 2.0 is required.

112. How many credits must be completed at your college for the bachelor's degree? 45

113. How many total credits are required for the bachelor's degree? 181

Visiting

114. Are there regularly scheduled orientations for prospective students? Yes

If yes, please describe the agenda for visits: including a campus tour, meeting with faculty,

financial aid, and student services, a placement test,

and class scheduling

115. For informal visits, are there guides? Yes

116. May visitors sit in on classes? Yes

117. May visitors stay overnight at the school? Yes

118. Who should be contacted to arrange such visits? Admissions

Telephone (740) 366-9333

E-Mail bruner.4@osu.edu

Financial Aid

119. Percentage of all full-time freshmen receiving some form of financial aid in 2007 - 2008 75 %

continuing full-time students 62 %

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120. Percentage of all full-time freshmen receiving any type of need-based aid 2007 - 2008 67 %

continuing full-time students 60 %

121. What was the average freshman award for 2007 - 2008 school year? 11,000

Indicate amount that was: Average Maximum

need-based scholarships or need-based grants $ 3,000 $ 9,000

need-based self-help aid (loans and jobs) 7,000 23,000

non-need based athletic scholarships

other non-need based awards and non-need based scholarships 1,000 4,000

other *

* (please explain)

122. What was the average financial indebtedness of the 2007 graduate? $ 12,250

123. Percentage of undergraduate students that work part time on campus 7 % off campus %

124. Average earnings from campus work for school year: $ 1,250

125. Is the college a member of the College Board's College Scholarship Service (CSS)? ___

126. What financial statements are required? CSS Profile _ FAFSA X FFS _ SFS _

any of the above _ state aid form _ college's own _ none required _

other (please specify)

127. Specify the priority filing date for financial aid applications (freshman) for fall entry

month December day 15

Specify the deadline date for financial aid applications (freshman) for fall entry

month April day 1

International Students

128. How many undergraduate international students are enrolled full-time at your college?

129. Does your college actively recruit international students? No

130. Must international students take an English proficiency exam? Yes

If so, which exam?

TOEFL X MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) X

comprehensive English Language Test __ the college's own test __ any of these tests __

other (please specify)

131. Does your college require a minimum score on the TOEFL? Yes

If so, what is it on the paper-based version (PBT)?

on the Internet-based version (iBT)?

132. Does your college require a standardized entrance examination? No

If so, which one?

SAT __ ACT __ SAT or ACT __ your college's own entrance exam __

other (please specify)

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133. Does your college require a minimum score on the entrance exam? No

If so, what is it?

134. Must these students take SAT Subject Tests? No

If so, which ones?

135. Must they receive a minimum score on the SAT Subject Tests? No

If so, what score?

Computers

136. Does your college provide computer facilities for student use ? Yes

137. Is wireless access available at your college?

138. Describe briefly how students may use the college's network and/or wireless system including

quantity and location of PCs and access to the Internet:

Use

139. Is the system accessible to all students? Yes

If not, which students may access the system?

When may it be used?

140. Is there a limit on the amount of time each student may access the system? No

If so, what is the limit?

141. Is a fee charged to use the system? No If yes, what is the amount?

Requirements

142. Does your college require or strongly recommend that all students have personal computers?

Yes, require __ Yes, strongly recommend __ No X

143. Must students in any particular academic program(s) provide personal computers?

If so, what programs?

144. If required or recommended, does your college specify a particular make or model of personal

computer? No

If so, what make or model?

Graduates

2007 Graduates

145. How many bachelor's degrees were conferred during the year (July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007 )?

125

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146. Please list the three most popular majors among 2007 graduates and give the percentage

of graduates earning degrees in those fields:

Major Percentage

1. elementary education 50

2. arts and sciences 40

3. business 10

147. Percentage of freshmen that graduate in 3 years or less % 4 years or less %

5 years or less % 6 years or less %

148. How many companies/organizations recruited on campus in 2006 - 2007 ?

2006 Graduates

149. Percentage of 2006 graduates enrolled in graduate school within 6 months

of graduation: 24 %

150. Percentage of 2006 graduates that found employment within 6 months of

of graduation: 97 %

Admissions Contact (for applicants)

151. Name Ann Donahue Title Director of Enrollment

152. Telephone (740) 366-9333 Fax (740) 366-9460

toll-free number (in-state) (800) 9NEWARK toll-free number (out-of-state)

E-mail address donahue.5@osu.edu

Web site address http://newark.osu.edu

Is a campus DVD available? Yes

153. Name of person filling out this form Barbara Bruner

Department Admissions Title Staff Assistant

Address 1179 University Drive

City Newark State OH Zip 43055

Telephone (740) 366-9309 Fax (740) 364-9645

E-Mail bruner.4@osu.edu

154. Name and title of chief executive of your school Dr. Anne Cairns Federlein

If you prefer that we get some of this information from your Common Data Set,

please complete the following questions.

Note: Data for some of our questions are not available on the CDS.

We recommend completing our survey in full.

Web address

ID

Password

When will data 2007 - 2008 be available?

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Common Data Set contact person

Phone/fax/e-mail

Thank you very much!

Please return the questionnaire

in the enclosed postage-paid envelope.

(If necessary, fax to 631-434-3394.)

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