Youngstown State University

Category: Large public | State: OH

About Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University offers one of the best educational values in the region, offering over 135 undergraduate and graduate programs, opportunities to conduct research with top faculty, and get hands-on experience with advanced research equipment most often reserved for graduate students at other institutions; highly qualified faculty in all fields of study who are deeply committed to student success; opportunities for study abroad at surprisingly affordable costs; and educational experiences heightened and enriched by a vibrant university culture on one of Ohio's most scenic and safest campuses, adjacent to a resurgent downtown district.

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Military Student Support & Retention

Why you should attend?

Youngstown State University prides itself in catering to the needs of its military and veteran student population. YSU recently opened a 1.4 million dollar Veterans Resource Center which houses, the Coordinator for Veterans Affairs, a VA Certifying Official, and several amenities such as a student lounge, computer lab, study hall, kitchen, conference room, HD Cable TV, video gaming, and programming for veterans students. YSU provides services such as application fee waivers, priority registration, "Vets Only" courses, Veterans Advisory Council and a chapter of the Student Veterans Association (SVA).

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


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