University of Northwestern Ohio

Why College of Occupational Professions?

A College of Occupational Professions education gives you the power to do big things by delivering accredited academics at an affordable price with small classes, a rich campus environment, multiple delivery methods, networking opportunities, and so much more!

Small Classes

Classes at the University of Northwestern Ohio are, on average, limited to 25 students.  This means you will receive an individualized education with personal attention from your instructors and professors.  One-on-one attention from day one all the way through graduation.  You won’t be just a number at UNOH, your professors will know you by name and be as invested in your success as you are!


The University of Northwestern Ohio is one of the most affordable private schools in the state of Ohio!  And the price is the same no matter where you live as there is no out-of-state tuition at UNOH.  You’ll be able to obtain your degree faster and with less debt than many other 4-year universities in the country.  There IS financing available to help you pay for college and we’ll help you get it!  Over 90% of UNOH students receive some type of financial aid, and in the last reportable year, more than $14 million in grants, loans, and scholarships were awarded to UNOH students.  Want to see the true cost of a UNOH education? Take a look at our Tuition Cost Calculator


Here you can take classes at your own pace. Bachelor Degrees can be completed in as little as 3.5 years and Associate degrees can be completed in just 18 months! UNOH offers classes in the morning, afternoon or evening, providing flexibility to work around almost any work schedule. Many classes are available online as well, giving students the opportunity to make the most out of their day if they have family or employment obligations outside of classes. 

Rich Campus Environment

At the University of Northwestern Ohio you’ll experience a rich co-ed campus environment featuring year-round student activities, on-campus housing opportunities, and more than 30 student clubs and organizations.  UNOH also includes collegiate athletics, an Indoor Athletic Complex, and Racers Station, a student lounge built with you in mind that serves as a home base for a majority of the student events on campus.  UNOH attracts student from around the world with more than 4,000 students attending from 40 states and 49 different countries.  You’ll meet students from around the world all while enjoying classes and campus life. Want to see more of what your life will look like outside of classes?  Check out this video

UNOH's Entrepreneurial Spirit

The University of Northwestern Ohio operates with imagination, initiative, and a readiness to undertake new projects and risks. A strong sense of urgency drives its demanding expectations for sustainable growth. The University is alert to the changing needs of its students and is committed to making quick responses that create value for all students, alumni, faculty and the surrounding community.

Member Relationships and Networking

The UNOH network has a growing list of members, which gives students the best opportunity to connect with the professional community during and after their college experience.

American Council on Education (ACE)
American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)
Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Association of Independent Colleges and Schools of Ohio (AICUO)
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
College English Association of Ohio (CEAO)
Cooperative Education Association
The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Industry Planning Council (IPC)
Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society
Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education (MIIIE)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
National Adobe Photoshop Professional Organization (NAPP)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
National FFA Organization
Ohio Association for Counseling and Development
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA)