Ottawa University-Online

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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
American Baptist
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Continuing professional
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Ottawa University-Kansas City.
Average tuition and fees for academic year2022-2023
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
Graduate student tuition and fees
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Grant or scholarship aid19272%$436,426$4,744
Pell grants6249%$230,608$3,719
Federal student loans6047%$619,233$10,321
Grant or scholarship aid100%$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2021-2022, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment224
Undergraduate enrollment172
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment11
Graduate enrollment52
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:Full-time: 14%Part-time: 86%Undergraduate Student Gender:Male: 41%Female: 59%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 4%Asian: 2%Black or African American: 5%Hispanic/Latino: 6%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 37%Two or more races: 3%Race/ethnicity unknown: 40%U.S. Nonresident: 2%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:24 and under: 27%25 and over: 73%Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 100%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:Full-time: 63%Part-time: 37%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 100%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 0%
Undergraduate application fee (2022-2023): $50
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General9d13d
Business/Managerial Economics0d-
Finance, General1d-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General4d5d
Management Information Systems, General0d-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1d-
Organizational Leadership0d-
Category total16d18d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1d-
Category total1d-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Science/Studies0d1d
Category total0d1d
Curriculum and Instruction-1d
Education, Other0d-
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other-0d
Educational/Instructional Technology-0d
Elementary Education and Teaching0d-
History Teacher Education0d-
Category total0d1d
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General0d-
Category total0d-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management35d-
Nursing Administration3d-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0d1d
Category total38d1d
History, General4d-
Category total4d-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1d-
Category total1d-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General5d-
Category total5d-
Counseling Psychology-0d
Psychology, General1d-
Category total1d0d
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General4d-
Public Administration0d-
Category total4d-
Grand total7021
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
  • No accreditation data reported for this institution.
  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 12Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 5DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 4DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $6,588Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $3,386
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%1.9%6.3%
Number in default02273
Number in repayment1,2491,1251,150
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)