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Cedarville University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Cedarville University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Cedarville University Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Cedarville University was awarded 56 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

Overall Quality

Cedarville is ranked #362 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

Cedarville also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

See all of the rankings for Cedarville University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Cedarville?

Acceptance Rate

Cedarville University has an acceptance rate of 71%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 50% of students accepted to Cedarville submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 680. Math scores were between 550 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Cedarville University  ( 580 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Cedarville University  ( 550 to 670 )
Cedarville received ACT scores from 77% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Cedarville University  ( 23 to 29 )

Learn more about Cedarville University admissions.

Cedarville University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Cedarville University, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cedarville University is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cedarville University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Cedarville University has a freshmen retention rate of 84%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Cedarville for first-time, full-time students is 50%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  50 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Cedarville University.

Good Overall Diversity at Cedarville

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,535 undergraduates at Cedarville with 3,109 being full-time and 426 being part-time.

Cedarville Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Cedarville is 74.15 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.15 out of 100
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How Much Does Cedarville University Cost?

The overall average net price of Cedarville is $21,490. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cedarville

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,636 $16,817 $20,179 $21,731 $24,502

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cedarville, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cedarville, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $7,497 a year. That adds up to $29,988 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cedarville is 1.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Cedarville Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Cedarville make around $41,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Cedarville University make the most money.

Location of Cedarville University

Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Cedarville is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of Cedarville University

Contact details for Cedarville are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, OH 45314-0601
Phone: 937-766-7700

Cedarville University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from Cedarville University. Of these students, 746 received undergraduate degrees and 99 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 76 $54,400
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 69 NA
Mechanical Engineering 41 $59,300
Teacher Education Grade Specific 32 $30,200
General Psychology 32 NA
Business Administration & Management 28 NA
Design & Applied Arts 27 $30,100
Accounting 24 NA
Finance & Financial Management 22 NA
Social Work 22 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Cedarville University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cedarville

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,470 students took at least one online class at Cedarville University. This is an increase from the 1,349 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,470 578
2016-2017 1,349 522
2015-2016 1,231 394
2014-2015 1,162 357
2013-2014 965 304

Learn more about online learning at Cedarville University.

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