Youngstown State University is a state-assisted, urban institution of higher education which primarily, but does not exclusively, serves the students of northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
The University has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students in a wide variety of programs ranging from 2-year associate degrees to the Doctor of Education degree.
Schools and colleges of the University are the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administrtion, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Technology, the College of Fine and Performing Arts, the College of Health and Human Services, and the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
The campus, located north of downtown Youngstown, is compact and carefully designed, with most of the major structures being new or recently renovated. The Physical Plant is valued at approximately $320 million.
The city of Youngstown is located between Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The Youngstown-Warren area has a population in excess of 500,000 and offers the usual amenities of urban living but few of the problems of the big city. All types of housing are available within a 30-minute drive of the campus, and housing coasts in the Youngstown area are significantly lower than in most metropolitan areas.
YSU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO INCREASING THE DIVERSITY OF ITS FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS.
Information regarding campus safety at YSU, mandated by the Cleary Act, is available at the following YSU web site: http://www.ysu.edu/righttk.pdf or you may request a copy of "Your Right to Know" from the Office of Human Resources, 3rd Floor, Jones Hall.