About SOCHE

Formed in 1967, SOCHE is a regional consortium of 23 colleges and universities in southwest Ohio to promote educated, employed, and engaged citizens.

Mission

SOCHE is the trusted and recognized regional leader for higher collaboration, working with colleges and universities to transform their communities and economies through the education, employment and engagement of nearly 150,000 students in southwest Ohio.

SOCHE Data

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 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) 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)
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* 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 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 6,239 6,346 5,872 5,313 4,567 5,102 3,437 3,649 3,273 3,307 3,055
Undergraduate STEMM degrees awarded 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 3,184 3,063 2,266 2,380 1,806 3,342 1,377 918 890 890 914
Graduate and professional degrees awarded 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 1,266 1,201 1,067 1,054 889 996 994 314 373 272 307
Certificates awarded 6,019 5,566 5,902 4,592 2,016 3,173 2,712 2,734 2,653 2,110 2,419

* Only 13 institutions reported this statistic. 20 institutions reported for 16-17 and 17-18 years.

Please note that the numbers for 17-18 year are not finalized and may change.