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Ohio Northern University

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration

Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1162
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $36,470
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    291
  • University Selectivity
    60%
  • University Yield
    29%
  • Average Salary
    $43,700
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1978
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
525 S. Main St.
Ada, Ohio 45810, United States
Website
405x225

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in accounting, management, marketing, risk management and insurance and pharmaceutical business. It delivers a graduate degree in accounting. The college’s programs, faculty and staff are housed in James F. Dicke Hall, which opened in 2003 and features exceptional classroom, presentation, computer, student work and lounge facilities. Dicke Hall utilizes SMART Board technology in all classrooms, video conferencing and electronic presentation media.

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The interaction faculty members foster with students is unlike any other college. Our faculty genuinely cares about the success of the students and being a student in the Dicke College of Administration is an honor and comes with a sense of pride. This attitude resonates similarly with the faculty on a daily basis.

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About Ohio Northern University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
60% Ohio Northern University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Interview
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 2.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1050
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 3.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3995% 3,995
60% 60
29% 29
60% School Selectivity
29% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT (writing recommended but not required)
  • Are Interviews Required? Recommended
Additional Requirements:

Official high school transcripts, ACT and/or SAT scores, at least one letter of recommendation, transfers need official transcripts sent from all colleges previously attended, internationals need TOEFL or IELTS, affidavit of financial support, copy of passport

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
406% 406
58% 58
30% 30
58% Program Selectivity
30% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Recommended
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 90
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Other 25%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 17%
  • Financial Services 9%
Reynolds & Reynolds 4
Top Employer
  • Ohio Auditor of State 2
  • Emerson Climate Technologies 2
  • Cardinal Health - Dublin 2
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
57% 57
59% 59.252482758620694
57% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
10% 10
17% 16.796475409836066
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
9% 9
9% 9.484761904761905
9% Accept Offers
83% Graduates seeking full-time employment
17% Graduates not seeking employment
99% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
30% 30
$52,125.00
35K 70K
General Management
17% 17
$45,867.00
32K 60K
Marketing/Sales
10% 10
$31,000.00
27K 35K
Other
43% 43
$35,800.00
32K 42K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
21% 21
$47,750.00
35K 56K
Consumer Products/Retail
11% 11
$31,000.00
27K 35K
Consulting
17% 17
$45,867.00
32K 60K
Financial Services
9% 9
$56,500.00
43K 70K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
17% 17
$36,600.00
32K 42K
Other
25% 25
$35,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
97% 97
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Ohio Northern University 7
  • Polar Merchandise 6
  • Marathon Petroleum 4
  • Selschott, Walsh, Keifer, Regula 4
  • REA & Associates CPA 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 60
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 70
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 153
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$43,020
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $36,470
  • Fees $250
  • Expenses $6,300
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$43,020
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $36,470
  • Fees $250
  • Expenses $6,300
96% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 40%
  • Merit 60%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.onu.edu/admissions/financial_aid
Scholarships
$5,648,499
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$6,140,526
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
27% 25
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
43% 25
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
2 The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Pharmaceutical Business
More Information
Business Program Classes
26% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
74% 21 to 50 students
25 Average number of students in non-business required electives
24 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2009
Degrees Offered
  • BSBA/Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
30% 30
53% 53
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Robert Kleine

    Marketing

  • Dr. Dong Hyun Kim

    Finance

  • Dr. James Fenton

    HR Management & Entrepreneurship

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Research Assistants

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Direct exchange programs and other sponsored programs

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    VITA tax help, HOBY, financial planning help, volunteer within the community such as Habitat for Humanity and Northern without Boarders, local soup kitchen, student mentorship program

Students

21% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 30% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1220 75th Percentile Score on SAT 27 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
Other
9% 9
African American
6% 6
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
95%
%
2%
2%
%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
95% 95
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
5% 5
18 Average age of full-time students
85% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
58% 58
72% 72

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 2,876
Alumni Donations
$250 Average Gift $0 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Michael Kaufmann

    CEO Pharmaceutical Segment, Cardinal Health

  • Robert Kerscher

    Chairman & CEO, Lexi-Comp Inc.

  • Clayton Mathile

    CEO, Aileron