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Muskingum College is located in New Concord, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1837, and the first classes were held on April 24, 1837. Benjamin Waddle was the first president of Muskingum college. The college became coeducational in 1854. The campus encompasses more than 220 acres and includes approximately 21 major buildings. The college's colors are black and magenta. The college offers a number of academic majors, interdisciplinary majors, and pre-professional programs. Muskingum College participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and is a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference. The sports teams are nicknamed the Fighting Muskies. They participate in various sports such as football, women's softball, cross country, baseball, soccer, golf, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track, tennis, women's volleyball, and wrestling.

Profile of Muskingum CollegeThe main campus of Muskingum College is in New Concord, OH (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Presbyterian Church (USA) institution. Muskingum College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Muskingum College students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching.

Muskingum College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 420 to 570. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 460 or more.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Muskingum College had 2, 099 enrolled students.

Student Life
The school is generally not a school for part-time students. Many students at Muskingum College live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Ohio Athletic Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Muskingum College is to offer quality academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences in the setting of a residential, coeducational, church-related college and in the context of a caring community where individual fulfillment is encouraged and human dignity is respected. Its primary purpose is to develop 'intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically' whole persons, by fostering critical thinking, positive action, ethical sensitivity and spiritual growth, so that they may lead vocationally productive, personally satisfying and socially responsible lives. "

Muskingum College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching234education, early childhood education, middle school teaching, physical education teaching, health teaching, music teaching, special ed, adult education, . . .
Business and Management62business, accounting and related services, accounting, international business
Liberal Arts49political science, English, history, sociology, Spanish language, international relations, humanities, economics, . . .
Science27biology, geology, physics, chemistry, molecular biology
Media26communication studies, journalism
Therapy and Counselling23psychology
Security and Law Enforcement12corrections and criminal justice
Art Studies6art studies
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Religion and Philosophy2Christian studies, religion, philosophy and religious studies
Engineering0engineering science
Contact: Muskingum CollegeMuskingum College

163 Stormont Street

New Concord, OH 43762

General Phone: (740) 826-8114


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