Ohio Christian University

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Introduction to Ohio Christian University

Formerly known as Circleville Bible College, Ohio Christian University is in Circleville, Ohio. The school established in 1948 as Mount of Praise Bible College, with the goal of training ministers for the Churches of Christ in Christian Union.

Classes took place at the Mount of Praise campground, where students and teachers gathered for revivalist camp meetings. Today, Ohio Christian University prepares students for a Christian career through biblical education.

Student Life at Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian's rural campus overlooks farmland that provides a scenic setting for study. Less than 1,000 students are enrolled at Ohio Christian, which means each student receives personalized attention from faculty members.

Students can live in one of two residence halls or take classes online or through the adult degree completion program. Ohio Christian University competes at the NCCAA Division II level in the Mid-East region conference. Student organizations such as S.H.I.N.E (Serving Him In Nations Everywhere) focus on propagating a Christian mission.

FAQs on Ohio Christian University

Is Ohio Christian University Accredited?

Ohio Christian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. It is also accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.

What Are Some of the Requirements for Ohio Christian University?

Prospective students to Ohio Christian University need to fill out the online admissions application and send in a nonrefundable fee, along with official high school transcripts or an equivalent such as the GED. Afterwards, students should set up an appointment with an admissions officer to visit the campus and sit down for a personal interview.

Can I Receive Financial Aid From Ohio Christian University?

Students at Ohio Christian University need to fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) in order to see if they are eligible for loans and grants that will lower the cost of tuition. The Church Matching Grant form is another way for students to subsidize some of their tuition costs.

What Are the Career Possibilities With Ohio Christian University?

Ohio Christian offers associate's degrees for undergraduate and adult learners in professional studies, Christian ministry and business management. Bachelor's degree programs for undergraduates attending campus courses include Christian ministries, missions, church music, business management, psychology and human relations, youth ministries and teacher education. Other bachelor's degrees for adult learners include Christian ministry, business management, psychology and substance abuse counseling.