About Muskingum

Quick Facts & Figures


  • Village of New Concord, along Interstate 70
  • 1 hour east of Columbus
  • 2 hours south of Cleveland
  • 2 hours southwest of Pittsburgh
  • 21 major buildings on 200 scenic rolling acres

Undergraduate Academic Programs & Support Services

  • 68 Academic Majors and Programs, including 13 interdisciplinary majors
  • 10 pre-professional programs, including pre-medicine and pre-law
  • Teacher licensure in 21 areas
  • International exchange and faculty-led study programs 
  • Comprehensive PLUS Program for students with learning differences

Graduate & Continuing Studies Programs & Services

  • Doctor of Applied Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Education, with specializations
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, with specializations
  • Master of Applied Leadership
  • Master of Business Information Systems
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Educational Specialist
  • Adult Degree Completion (Muskingum Adult Program)
  • Graduate Tuition and Fees


  • 1500+ undergraduate students (traditional and MAP)
  • 209 Muskingum Adult Program (MAP) students
  • 591 part-time and full-time graduate students
  • 500+ students in Continuing Education courses
  • 65% of traditional undergraduates live on campus – including 75% of first-year students
  • 14% ethnic minority total student body enrollment and 4% international total student body enrollment

Affiliation / Accreditation

  • Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA
  • Accredited/Approved by: Higher Learning Commission on Colleges and Schools (HLC), Ohio Board of Regents (OBR), Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), American Chemical Society (ACS), Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE).


  • 13:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio

Library & Computer/Network Facilities

  • Wi-Fi access in all academic and residential buildings.
  • Multiple group-project collaboration stations with wireless connectivity and large-screen monitors.
  • Computer labs in multiple academic and residential locations.
  • Easy access to 55 million library items statewide through OhioLINK.
  • Library holdings include more than 350,000 books (hard copy and ebooks), over 10,000 e-journal and hard copy subscriptions, and over 280 databases.


Student Life

  • 6 residence halls; multiple townhouses, sorority, fraternity, social club, and special program houses; apartment building.
  • More than 50 student organizations: academic honorary societies, music and drama, media, Greek Life, event programming, faith and spirituality, multicultural perspectives, service, and social action, and special interests.
  • 31% of Muskies involved in Greek Life
  • 10,800 community service hours completed annually
  • $30,000+ raised annually by students


  • 22 NCAA Division III varsity sports, competing in the Ohio Athletic Conference 
  • Men's NCAA Division III baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor/outdoor track and field, lacrosse, soccer, and wrestling.
  • Women's NCAA Division III basketball, cross country, golf, indoor/outdoor track and field, lacrosse, soccer, softball, STUNT, and volleyball.
  • Men’s and Women’s esports team competing in the Great Lakes Esports Conference.
  • Men’s and Women’s bowling teams competing in the American Heartland Intercollegiate Bowling Conference.
  • 15 Intramural sports and recreational activities.
  • Nickname: Fighting Muskies
  • Athletic Colors: Black and Red
  • Visit www.fightingmuskies.com for live streaming, stats, and sports news

Costs, Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Ranked  1st among Ohio universities in Best Value Schools and Social Mobility for the Regional Midwest by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2023 Best College’s Guide.
  • Muskingum's full-time undergraduate tuition is among the lowest of comparable Ohio private colleges in Ohio.
  • 99% of students receive financial aid assistance and scholarships.
  • Undergraduate Tuition and Fees.
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