TU At A Glance

Tiffin University has an excellent reputation, a variety of strong academic programs, caring faculty with professional experience, friendly staff members and a kind environment – where our students come first.

Our degree programs are designed to assist students in achieving their full potential after graduation. Opportunities lead to results – and our faculty, staff and students form the community to make this happen, both inside and outside the classroom.


TypePrivate, coeducational (nonprofit)
PresidentLillian Schumacher, Ed.D.
Motto“Sine Audacia Nullum Praemium” translated as “without risk, there is no gain”
MascotBlaze the Dragon
School ColorsGreen and Gold
LocationTiffin, Ohio (population 17,900)
Campus135 acres
Employees284 full-time, 218 part-time

Student Profile – Fall 2019

Total Enrollment3,013
Undergraduate Tiffin Campus1,471
Undergraduate Online and Off-Campus454
Non-Degree Seeking281
Graduate Tiffin Campus80
Graduate Online and Off-Campus727
First Generation40%
Employed or Continuing Education Six Months after Graduation91%


  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • European Council for Business Education (ECBE)
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences
DegreesBachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate
Undergraduate Degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
Graduate Degrees
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Education (MEd)
  • Master of Humanities (MH)
  • Master of Science (MS)
Doctoral Degrees
  • Global Leadership and Change (Ph.D.)
Undergraduate Majors and Concentrations50+
Graduate Programs25+
Top Programs
  • Criminal Justice
  • Management
  • Exercise Science
  • Homeland Security
  • Forensic Psychology
Student-to-faculty Ratio15 to 1
Average Seated, Undergraduate Class Size21 students
Instructional Staff71 full-time, 208 part-time
Terminal Degree Faculty50 full-time, 84 part-time

Cost and Aid

Estimated Cost$35,800 (2018)
Full-time, first-time, undergraduate students who received any financial aid99% (2018)
Full-time, first-time undergraduate students who received any institutional aid98% (2018)

Student Life

Students Living On Campus900 approx.
Students Commuting650 approx.
Residence Halls7
Student Clubs Organizations50+
Greek Life3 fraternities, 3 sororities
International Students200+ students from 30+ countries
Students participate in some type of extracurricular activity, not including sports75%
Students participate in community service or volunteer work74%


AffiliationsNCAA Division II – G-MAC
Teams11 Men’s / 13 Women’s / 2 Coed
NCAA Championships2
Club Sports4
Intramural Sports10