Tiffin University


Tiffin University

TU has done something extraordinary in the heartland of Ohio. It has brought the world to its doorstep, flung its doors wide-open and given people from all walks of life the reason to believe that potential is limitless and that opportunity awaits. TU is a caring and nurturing crossroads of who you've been and who you will become. A four-year, fully accredited private university, TU offers over 40 academic programs for degrees in the arts, sciences, business administration and criminal justice. Students engage in real-world experiences and are taught by faculty who provide internship and career opportunities with global partners.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Criminal Justice
  • Computer Science

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Every remarkable journey has its first steps. Take yours today. A first-year applicant is any student who has or will receive a high school diploma or its equivalent before enrollment at Tiffin University; and who has never attended any post-secondary institution after high school graduation, with the exception of attendance during the summer term immediately following graduation. Please carefully read all information and follow all instructions to ensure a timely response. Please note that an admission decision may take up to two weeks, once your application is complete.


Tiffin University is ready to welcome transfer students to the Dragon family to complete your educational journey. We understand our students and how each have needs that are different, so we provide individualized attention and counselors for each student for the entire time they are enrolled. We assess all transfer students individually, but we recommend going to www.tiffin.edu/transfer/guides to explain what credits will transfer to your Tiffin University academic record. Go to tiffin.edu/transfer/scholarships to see what transfer scholarships are available to qualified students.

Additional Information

Our motto, Without Risk There Is No Gain, is more relevant now than ever before. From the students and athletes who have something to prove in the classroom and on the field, to our professors and their connections, we take risks. Our curriculum points to real-world jobs and the community we’ve built reflects the diverse world of work, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, OPPORTUNITY awaits here. 

When you see what our private education costs, relative to other institutions, you’ll begin to understand our practical mindset. Nearly 95% of incoming first-year students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships (academic, athletic, Tiffin Arts, leadership, etc.), federal and state grants and loans, military benefits and student employment. For more information, go to www.tiffin.edu/finaid, where you can access a listing of grant and scholarship information, financial aid forms and resources and a financial aid calculator.
Tiffin University focuses on educational pathways that have your future - and employability - in mind. Affordable. Relevant. Practical. That is Tiffin University. 

Visit us

Seeing if TU is right for you only happens when you spend time on campus. Come to an open house, schedule a visit and meet with an admissions counselor, coach or professor. Eat in the dining hall, check out the residence halls, meet our students. Don’t just take someone’s word for it, plan to get here and experience TU for yourself. If you’re ready to embrace the challenge – and reward – that awaits at Tiffin University, come visit. Next thing you know, you’ll be bound for the Green & Gold. Go to www.tiffin.edu/visit to schedule your visit today.

When I talk with students, I make a point to remind them: You've made it here. Now anything is possible.

Dr. Lillian Schumacher, President of Tiffin University
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

155 Miami Street
Tiffin, OH 44883, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 968-6446