Institution Type: University
Youngstown State University (YSU or Youngstown State) is a public university in Youngstown, Ohio. Founded in 1908, it became known as Youngstown College in 1931 and sought accreditation through the North Central Association in 1944. As educational needs in the Mahoning Valley changed, Youngstown College grew significantly. In 1955, Youngstown College became Youngstown University; later designated Youngstown State University in 1967 and now joins the University System of Ohio.The university is composed of 6 undergraduate colleges including the Beeghly College of Education, Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Dr. Dominic A. and Helen M. Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the Warren P. Williamson, Jr. College of Business Administration. Youngstown State University boasts 170 undergraduate degree programs and over 50 graduate degree programs serving over 12,000 students in studies up to the doctoral level. Beyond its current student body, the university has more than 105,000 alumni across the country and around the world. Collectively known as the Penguins, Youngstown State’s athletic teams compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The university is a member of the Horizon League in all varsity sports, with the football team part of an alliance where the Horizon, The Summit League, and Missouri Valley Conference, FCS scholarship schools compete as the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
3.0-3.33 equivalent $1,000 International Access Award
3.34-3.69 equivalent $4,000 International Achievement Award
3.7 and above equivalent $7,000 International Scholar Award