Ohio Christian University
Ohio Christian University is a private college in Circleville, Ohio. The school is denominationally affiliated with the Churches of Christ in Christian Union.
The school was founded in 1948 as Mount of Praise Bible College, which met at the Mount of Praise Campground, where the Churches of Christ in Christian Union held annual revivalist camp meetings. The primary objective of the bible college was to train ministers for the Churches of Christ in Christian Union denomination. It later became Circleville Bible College. In 2006, the college changed its name to Ohio Christian University, and received regional accreditation. Over the past several years, the University has seen tremendous growth. As of Fall 2011, total enrollment reached 2,382 with about 600 on campus and the rest online or at satellite locations.
Ohio Christian University prepares students to serve effectively in the church and society by providing a holistic, Christ-centered, biblically integrated education in the Wesleyan tradition.
John C. Maxwell, author and leadership coach Rod Parsley, pastor and founder of World Harvest Church Stan Toler, General Superintendent, Church of the Nazarene Tom Hermiz, General Superindendent, Churches of Christ in Christian Union