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Looking at Debt Around the OAC

DSCF1129The Institute for College Access and Success completed a recent survey of 2009 grads and compiled the data  into the Project on Student Debt.  The data provides information school by school, state by state, which allows us to compare our debt levels to other schools.

Overall, the State of Ohio has the 10th highest average debt, which is $25,842, and the ninth highest percentage of debt, with 66% of graduates having debt.  Marietta College grads are slightly higher than the Ohio average, at $27,455.  But MC is much better when compared to other schools in the OAC…

Debt Accrued by 2009 Graduates on Average (Percent Of Grads Owing Money)

Ohio Northern University – $45,902 (82%)
Heidelberg University – $35,397 (90%)
John Carroll University – $28,830 (74%)
Muskingum University – $28,343 (79%)
Marietta College – $27,455 (74%)
University of Mount Union – $25,804 (70%)
Baldwin-Wallace College – $17,716 (67%)
Capital University – N/A
Otterbein College – N/A
Wilmington – N/A

If you were curious…Ohio Northern grads averaged the sixth most debt in the entire country, out of all the schools and states that provided data.  The graduation debt average was also in Ohio, at the Cleveland Institute of Art.  And if it makes you feel better, the average debt of MC students in on par with most of the big public Universities.  Kent State grads owed $26,698, while Bowling Green grads averaged out at $28,542.

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Posted by    Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Senior Challenge Ramps Up

I was just checking out the Marcolian’s website (its been a while) and noticed that the Senior Challenge is ramping up to try to once again to get every Senior at MC to donate something to the college.

Rachel Mecklenborg wrote the article, which discusses how graduating seniors can “Give Back the Gift” to the college they are soon leaving.  No donation is too small, and all donating seniors will receive a gold lapel pin and see their donation doubled by the Marietta College Alumni Association.

See Also – Seniors: Build your MC Legacy

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Posted by    Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009

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Trustee Passes Away

It crossed the newsline earlier today that Trustee Kean Weaver, a 1984 graduate of Marietta College, was found dead at his home today.

Kean was a great man who did great things, and he will be missed greatly.

One thing the news release did not mention was that he was a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha, and as news spread of his death, we were saddened to hear.

I personally wish his family the best through these trying times.

Arrangements were not announced, but I will post them up when I find out.

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Posted by    Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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