About Us – SOCHE

About SOCHE

Formed in 1967, SOCHE is a consortium of colleges and universities in Ohio that promotes educated, employed, and engaged citizens.

Mission

SOCHE is a leader for higher collaboration, engaging with colleges, universities, and industry to transform the economy through education and employment.

Educate


Grow educational and leadership opportunities for faculty, staff, and students.

Employ


Build the Ohio workforce by enhancing employment prospects for students and graduates.

Excel


Model collaboration excellence to find innovative solutions to advance higher education.

Endure


Establish SOCHE as the backbone organization of distinction in higher education.

SOCHE Membership: Something for Everyone

SOCHE by the Numbers

We’ve collected statistics for enrollment and achievements of all SOCHE members over the past six academic years. Scroll over the table below to highlight a specific stat and see how it has evolved.

SOCHE MEMBERS COMBINED STATS 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08
Students enrolled (FTE) 137,427 146,197 149,762 149,236 150,788 89,339 90,459 85,759 71,336 63,278 64,080 62,410
Students enrolled
(Unduplicated Headcount)
219,296 189,536 194,699 227,620 230,158 155,564 117,770 108,211 117,115 112,508 108,898 104,059
Out of state students* 4,511 3,670 4,047 4,948 5,137 1,755* 5,639 1,779 2,111 1,711 2,099 1,981
Undergraduate degrees awarded 19,810 22,672 22,693 20,375 21,712 10,718 10,976 9,908 6,271 6,791 6,760 6,418
Associate degrees awarded 6,291 6,239 6,346 5,872 5,313 4,567 5,102 3,437 3,649 3,273 3,307 3,055
Undergraduate STEMM degrees awarded 4,973 9,909 9,793 2,368 2,105 1,195 1,215 5,477 1,648 1,459 1,460 1,372
Undergraduate degrees awarded to Black and Hispanic students 2,159 3,184 3,063 2,266 2,380 1,806 3,342 1,377 918 890 890 914
Graduate and professional degrees awarded 8,864 10,996 10,913 9,604 9,169 5,184 5,182 5,764 3,413 2,874 2,918 2,958
Graduate and professional degrees awarded to Black and Hispanic students 903 1,266 1,201 1,067 1,054 889 996 994 314 373 272 307
Certificates awarded 8,227 6,019 5,566 5,902 4,592 2,016 3,173 2,712 2,734 2,653 2,110 2,419

* First time undergraduates only. Only 19 institutions reported this statistic. 20 institutions reported for 16-17 and 17-18 years.

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