College Deliberately: Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and character located in the city of Youngstown, OH. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, General Studies and Social Work.

Youngstown State University

place One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
phone Phone: (877) 468-6978
web Web: https://ysu.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Youngstown State University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1945-01-01 2028-08-31
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Youngstown State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 121
Baseball Men’s 36
Soccer Women’s 30

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Tuition for Youngstown State University is in the 24 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as inexpensive.
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