Youngstown State University (YSU)

Youngstown, OH

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Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University

YSU Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Single-Student Apartments
Room & Board Expenses $8,137
Living On-Campus 10%
Living Off-Campus 90%

YSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Youngstown State University 5 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

College Life Rating

YSU is VERY SOCIAL! Students make new friends EVERYDAY! I really feel comfortable on a campus where students enjoy engaging with others, and YSU provides that comfort. Very nice people here! There are probably over 200 clubs you can join at YSU. Be it sports, gaming, books worms, crafting... and more! There are multiple organizations at YSU. Charity, sports, social and other organizations can be found around campus. The Fraternities and Sororities also host multiple events from time to time for students to enjoy. As for safety, YSU has it's own police and fire departments. Security system are found in all buildings across campus to assure safety for everyone. There is almost ZERO percent crime at YSU. YSU is HUGE on athletics! It has it's own Stambaugh football stadium, a large Rec center, a pool, tennis courts, more than one basketball court, and a currently under construction soccer field. The YSU athletic teams are always competing against other schools. Students are always welcome to watch the matches that take place. YSU always posts its activities for the weekend to keep those lonely students occupied. They have activities taking place on and off campus almost every weekend. Greek organizations also add to the weekend fun with their own events.


College Life Rating

lots of clubs and extra tings to do on the off time


YSU Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(330) 941-3527
Medical Center Emergency Department
(330) 746-7211
Campus Police
One University Plaza Youngstown, Ohio 44555

YSU Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Penguin
School Song: YSU Fight Song
School Colors: red and white
Official Athletics Site: www.ysusports.com
Athletic Facilities sanatorium, stadium, strength and conditioning facility, track and field complex, wellness recreation center
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Missouri Valley Conference
Basketball: Horizon League
Baseball: Horizon League
Track: Horizon League

Athletics Department at Youngstown State University

Athletic Director Name
Ron Strollo
Athletic Department Email
rastrollo@ysu.edu

YSU Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 9
Number of Sororities: 7
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 2%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 2%
Military Programs
ROTC Army

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station

YSU Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Co-op Education Placement
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: Escorts

Other Services at Youngstown State University

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • Ron Parise, astronaut
  • Ed O'Neill, actor
  • Thomas Bopp, astronomer co-discoverer of Copmet Hale-Bopp.

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