Cedarville University

Cedarville University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Cedarville University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Cedarville University Ranked?

2022 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 66 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Cedarville is ranked #638 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Cedarville also holds the #22 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 59%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Cedarville.

Average Test Scores

About 49% 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 570 and 680. Math scores were between 540 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Cedarville University  ( 570 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Cedarville University  ( 540 to 670 )
Cedarville received ACT scores from 71% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for Cedarville University  ( 23 to 30 )

Learn more about Cedarville University admissions.

Cedarville University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Cedarville University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cedarville University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Cedarville University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Cedarville the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 61%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  61 out of 100

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

Cedarville University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,024 undergraduates at Cedarville with 3,540 being full-time and 484 being part-time.

How Much Does Cedarville University Cost?

The overall average net price of Cedarville is $21,727. 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 +
$16,897 $16,396 $19,267 $22,791 $25,808

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

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 Cedarville, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $8,199 a year. That adds up to $32,796 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cedarville is 2.0%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Cedarville make about $41,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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

Cedarville University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Cedarville, Ohio. The surrounding location of Cedarville is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Cedarville are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, OH 45314-0601
Phone: 937-766-7700
Website: https://www.cedarville.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cedarville
Twitter: http://twitter.com/cedarville

Cedarville University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 56 majors graduated from Cedarville University. Of these students, 730 received undergraduate degrees and 127 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 110 $57,249
Mechanical Engineering 45 $59,350
Teacher Education Grade Specific 40 $36,848
Design & Applied Arts 33 $34,298
Accounting 29 $53,358
General Psychology 27 NA
Marketing 25 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 20 $37,208
Social Work 20 $34,704
Finance & Financial Management 20 $52,107

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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,837 students took at least one online class at Cedarville University. This is an increase from the 1,535 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,837 631
2018-2019 1,535 570
2017-2018 1,470 578
2016-2017 1,349 522
2015-2016 1,231 394

Learn more about online learning at Cedarville University.

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Notes and References


*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.


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