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Ohio Schools

Academia in Ohio is a thriving field. The trends in Ohio's academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below.


Professional Trends

Faculty Employment Growth in Ohio By Profession

2,393 2,496 2,633 2,575
516 583 653 691
5,756 5,756 5,836 5,930
5,938 6,001 6,016 5,987
5,950 5,937 6,087 6,045
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Yellow: Instructors
  • Blue: Lectures
  • Light blue: Assistant Professors
  • Red: Associate Professors
  • Grey: Professors

There are 409 colleges and universities in Ohio. In 2006 there were 20,553 higher education faculty at these institutions. In 2009 there were 21,228 higher education faculty at these institutions.

Thus, there has been a 4% increase in the number of collegiate level faculty in the state.

Average faculty salaries in Ohio

Assistant Professors
Associate Professors

In Ohio, on average, higher education faculty make $55,123 per year, which is less than what faculty earn around the country, which averages $57,293 per year. In Ohio, there is a 4% difference in salaries for male and female faculty. Male faculty earn more than their female counterparts.

Tenure status for instructors & Researchers in Ohio

No data at this time.

Approximately 55% of Ohio's 18,512 college faculty members are tenured, while 20% are on track to be tenured.

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers in Ohio by gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

National Vs. Ohio Full Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% 0.83% 2.21% 3.17%
0% 3.73% 3.6% 7.47%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Ohio
  • Light Blue: National

In Ohio the number of full-time faculty in the state has grown by 3%. Similarly from 2006 to 2009, the number of part-time faculty has also increased by 10%. Thus, working part-time is becoming less popular in Ohio.

National Vs. Ohio Part Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% 3.64% 3.93% 10.35%
0% 6.27% -0.1% 9.48%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Ohio
  • Light Blue: National

Full time faculty minorities in Ohio

No data at this time.

And 10% of part-time faculty in Ohio belonged to an ethnic or racial minority in 2009. In the same year, 14% of the state's full-time faculty were from an ethnic or racial minority background.

Part time faculty minorities in Ohio

No data at this time.

National Vs. Ohio Faculty employment Growth of Minorities

0% 1.76% 0.53% 6.89%
0% 4.82% 5.85% 12.52%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Yellow: National

The total number of ethnic or racial minority faculty in Ohio state increased by 3% from 2006 to 2009. This is consistent with national statistics, which show that of the 788,996 higher education faculty working nationally in 2006, 134,815 were from an ethnic or racial minority background, while of the 855,625 faculty working in 2009, 151,691 were from a minority background.

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Ohio by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at Ohio by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

National Vs. Ohio Faculty Employment growth of men

0% -0.41% -0.01% 2.16%
0% 4.12% -0.48% 4.71%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Ohio
  • Light Blue: National

Just as the percentage of ethnic or racial minorities has increased in academia in Ohio, the percentage of women has also increased. This is consistent with national trends, which show that the number of women faculty at institutions of higher learning has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2009.

National Vs. Ohio Faculty Employment growth of women

0% 5.77% 7.02% 13.14%
0% 6% 4.61% 13.02%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Ohio
  • Light Blue: National

National Vs. Ohio Faculty employment by Gender

National Ohio
Men 46%
Women 54%
Men 45%
Women 55%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Educational Trends

Student enrollment in Ohio


Consistent with the growth in the number of collegiate-level faculty in Ohio, the number of students studying in institutions of higher learning has also increased in the state.

There are currently 642,878 undergraduate students in the state and 90,854 graduate students.

Student Enrollment Growth by degree in Ohio

23925 24238 27447 29236 28725
54731 54553 56320 55197 56629
1999 1957 3519 3636 5666
20627 19637 20510 20686 21542
19299 20063 22594 24776 33464
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate
  • Blue: Bachelor
  • Light blue: Master
  • Red: Doctorate
  • Grey: Certificate

Student Completed Degrees in Ohio


A total of 45,726 students graduated from colleges and universities in Ohio in 2009. Of these students, 39% graduated from bachelors degree programs.

Programs available for each degree type for all schools in Ohio


These numbers are fairly consistent with the number and level of degree programs offered at the colleges and universities in Ohio.

Retention rates in Ohio

Returning Students 59%
  • Yellow Returning Students
  • Yellow Pattern Non Returning Students

It is interesting to note that for every 100 first time students that enroll in undergraduate programs in Ohio, only 59 students return to school the following year and 49 eventually graduate. And nationally, schools have an average retention rate of 59% and graduation rate of 45%.

Graduation rates in Ohio

Graduation Students 49%
  • Blue Pattern Non Graduated Students
  • Pink Graduated Students

National Vs. Ohio Students By Gender

National Ohio
Men 43%
Women 57%
Men 43%
Women 57%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

The student population in Ohio is not very diverse. Of the 733,732 students studying in the state's colleges and universities, 57% are female, and 18% identify themselves as being from an ethnic or racial minority. National statistics are consistent with these numbers. Around the country, 58% of the student population is female and 28% belong to a racial or ethnic minority group.

National Vs. Ohio Students Minorities

National Ohio
Minorities 29%
Minorities 18%
  • Yellow Pattern Minorities
  • YellowNon Minorities

Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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  1. Ohio Business Schools361,196 Employed
  2. Ohio Teaching Schools311,028 Employed
  3. Ohio Engineering Schools173,686 Employed
  4. Ohio Art Schools107,364 Employed
  5. Ohio Management Schools101,456 Employed
  6. Ohio Music Schools100,120 Employed
  7. Ohio Business Administration Schools98,983 Employed
  8. Ohio Biology Schools97,768 Employed
  9. Ohio Law Schools92,234 Employed
  10. Ohio Nursing Schools79,754 Employed
  11. Ohio Liberal Arts Schools77,295 Employed
  12. Ohio Psychology Schools65,323 Employed
  13. Ohio Information Systems Schools63,937 Employed
  14. Ohio English Schools57,622 Employed
  15. Ohio Design Schools57,285 Employed
  16. Ohio Finance Schools51,138 Employed
  17. Ohio Educational Leadership Schools50,758 Employed
  18. Ohio Physics Schools50,126 Employed
  19. Ohio Math Schools47,558 Employed
  20. Ohio Criminal Justice Schools46,864 Employed
  21. Ohio Accounting Schools45,995 Employed
  22. Ohio Health Science Schools44,907 Employed
  23. Ohio Communications Schools42,902 Employed
  24. Ohio Counseling Schools42,090 Employed
  25. Ohio Visual Communications Schools41,798 Employed
  26. Ohio Mechanical Engineering Schools41,349 Employed
  27. Ohio Information Technology Schools40,062 Employed
  28. Ohio Special Education Schools39,981 Employed
  29. Ohio Human Resources Schools37,726 Employed
  30. Ohio Nutrition Schools37,330 Employed
  31. Ohio Chemistry Schools36,028 Employed
  32. Ohio MBA Schools35,932 Employed
  33. Ohio Marketing Schools34,923 Employed
  34. Ohio Early Childhood Education Schools33,872 Employed
  35. Ohio History Schools33,315 Employed
  36. Ohio Public Health Schools32,814 Employed
  37. Ohio BSN Schools31,543 Employed
  38. Ohio Forensic Nursing Schools31,543 Employed
  39. Ohio RN to BSN Schools31,543 Employed
  40. Ohio Architecture Schools31,197 Employed
  41. Ohio Social Work Schools29,428 Employed
  42. Ohio Human Services Schools28,955 Employed
  43. Ohio Theology Schools28,753 Employed
  44. Ohio Political Science Schools28,640 Employed
  45. Ohio International Business Schools27,943 Employed
  46. Ohio Civil Engineering Schools27,252 Employed
  47. Ohio Sociology Schools26,732 Employed
  48. Ohio Electrical Engineering Schools24,987 Employed
  49. Ohio Computer Engineering Schools23,220 Employed
  50. Ohio Hospitality Schools23,113 Employed
  51. Ohio Business Management Schools22,975 Employed
  52. Ohio Journalism Schools22,616 Employed
  53. Ohio Speech Therapy Schools22,052 Employed
  54. Ohio Sports Management Schools20,304 Employed
  55. Ohio Public Administration Schools19,837 Employed
  56. Ohio Veterinary Schools19,399 Employed
  57. Ohio Biomedical Engineering Schools18,738 Employed
  58. Ohio Healthcare Administration Schools17,886 Employed
  59. Ohio Sports Medicine Schools17,726 Employed
  60. Ohio Biochemistry Schools16,364 Employed
  61. Ohio Property Management Schools15,446 Employed
  62. Ohio Fire Science Schools15,346 Employed
  63. Ohio Radiology Technology Schools15,344 Employed
  64. Ohio Healthcare Management Schools15,305 Employed
  65. Ohio Public Relations Schools14,866 Employed
  66. Ohio Computer Science Schools14,171 Employed
  67. Ohio Physical Therapy Schools14,137 Employed
  68. Ohio Small Business Schools14,116 Employed
  69. Ohio Respiratory Therapy Schools13,948 Employed
  70. Ohio Paralegal Schools13,738 Employed
  71. Ohio Film Schools13,593 Employed
  72. Ohio Creative Writing Schools13,189 Employed
  73. Ohio Advertising Schools13,109 Employed
  74. Ohio Organizational Psychology Schools13,049 Employed
  75. Ohio Construction Management Schools12,941 Employed
  76. Ohio Drafting Schools12,763 Employed
  77. Ohio Occupational Therapy Schools12,707 Employed
  78. Ohio Computer Programming Schools12,593 Employed
  79. Ohio Culinary Schools12,396 Employed
  80. Ohio Elementary Education Schools12,242 Employed
  81. Ohio Video Production Schools12,214 Employed
  82. Ohio School Psychology Schools12,043 Employed
  83. Ohio Supply Chain Management Schools11,955 Employed
  84. Ohio Dental Hygienist Schools11,639 Employed
  85. Ohio Interior Design Schools11,037 Employed
  86. Ohio Risk Management Schools10,197 Employed
  87. Ohio Health Information Schools9,914 Employed
  88. Ohio Computer Networking Schools9,910 Employed
  89. Ohio Fashion Design Schools9,672 Employed
  90. Ohio Fashion Schools9,471 Employed
  91. Ohio Surgical Technology Schools9,394 Employed
  92. Ohio Web Design Schools9,272 Employed
  93. Ohio Health Information Management Schools8,965 Employed
  94. Ohio Criminology Schools8,911 Employed
  95. Ohio Graphic Design Schools8,507 Employed
  96. Ohio Hotel Management Schools8,257 Employed
  97. Ohio Gerontology Schools8,088 Employed
  98. Ohio Physical Therapy Assistant Schools7,894 Employed
  99. Ohio Fashion Marketing Schools5,957 Employed
  100. Ohio Clinical Psychology Schools5,885 Employed
  101. Ohio Industrial Design Schools5,779 Employed
  102. Ohio Medical Coding Schools5,456 Employed
  103. Ohio Restaurant Management Schools5,363 Employed
  104. Ohio Fashion Merchandising Schools5,350 Employed
  105. Ohio Physician Assistant Schools4,072 Employed
  106. Ohio Mental Health Schools4,034 Employed
  107. Ohio Sonography Schools4,009 Employed
  108. Ohio Ultrasound Technology Schools4,009 Employed
  109. Ohio Christian Counseling Schools3,226 Employed
  110. Ohio Forestry Schools2,911 Employed
  111. Ohio X Ray Technician Schools2,531 Employed
  112. Ohio Music Therapy Schools2,380 Employed
  113. Ohio Forensic Science Schools2,364 Employed
  114. Ohio Court Reporter Schools2,283 Employed
  115. Ohio Medical Billing Schools1,909 Employed
  116. Ohio Web Development Schools1,736 Employed
  117. Ohio Ministry Schools1,683 Employed
  118. Ohio Music Production Schools1,471 Employed
  119. Ohio Homeland Security Schools1,048 Employed
  120. Ohio Software Engineering Schools1,042 Employed
  121. Ohio Carpentry Schools432 Employed
  122. Ohio Animation Schools423 Employed
  123. Ohio Computer Animation Schools348 Employed
  124. Ohio Video Game Design Schools348 Employed
  125. Ohio Emergency Management Schools250 Employed
  126. Ohio Forensic Psychology Schools190 Employed
  127. Ohio Forensic Accounting Schools185 Employed
  128. Ohio Project Management Schools175 Employed
  129. Ohio Computer Forensics Schools121 Employed

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