Lancaster – Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington has set another enrollment record this fall. Nearly 2600 students are taking classes this semester. Preliminary numbers from Ohio University's Office of Institutional Research indicate that Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is up 15 students from the end of last fall semester.
"We are thrilled that our campus continues to grow," said Lancaster Dean Jim Smith. "Our tuition is affordable at $5,000 a year. So, students are seeing they can transform their lives by getting a college degree at an affordable price."
"The course schedule works for both traditional and non-traditional students," said Interim Associate Dean Janet Becker. 'We have worked hard to make classes available for those with jobs and families, so students can work around their schedules and complete their degrees in a timely manner."
The Lancaster Campus has grown nearly 900 students since the fall of 2007. Nine bachelor's degrees and 14 associates can be completed on the Lancaster Campus.
"Students who are looking for a smaller, more personal college environment are realizing that they can find that on the Lancaster Campus or at the Pickerington Center," said Enrollment Manager Pat Fox. "They can live at home, keep their job, go to class and become involved in activities and organizations on campus."
Attending the Lancaster Campus or Pickerington Center offers students the opportunity to earn a degree from Ohio University, which has a 200-year history of excellence, while staying involved with the local community. OUL offers the close-knit feeling and sense of community found on a small campus with the resources and reputation of a nationally renowned university.
Enrollment on Ohio University's regional campuses remains above 10,000. There are more than 38,000 students attending one of Ohio University's campuses this fall.