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Cedarville University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Cedarville, OH

Cedarville University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,064

Average annual cost of attendance: $20,743

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $21,461

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

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Cedarville University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $16,668

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $15,906

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $18,107

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,918

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $25,414


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Cedarville University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Cedarville University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 72%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 85%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $41,300

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 70%

Cedarville University Admissions

Cedarville University Acceptance Rate: 69%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 540 to 650

SAT Critical Reading: 540 to 660

SAT Writing: 520 to 630

ACT English: 24 to 30

ACT Math: 23 to 28

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Cedarville University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Cedarville University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 21%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 47%

Typical student debt: $21,461

Typical monthly loan payment: $228

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Majors at Cedarville University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Cedarville University:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 4%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 8%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 8%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 10%
  • Engineering – 11%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 21%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 2%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 2%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 4%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 4%
  • Social Sciences – 1%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 6%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 7%

For more information about the various majors at Cedarville University, visit their website.

Cedarville University Diversity


Overall Composition at Cedarville University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Cedarville University full time:  98%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Cedarville University part time:  2%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Cedarville University:  1%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 2%

Black: 1%

Hispanic: 3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 1%

White: 87%

Cedarville University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.9

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.0

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 15.1

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.