Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Tuition & Fees

$12,612

$22,406

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
39%
500-599
43%
400-499
12%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
51%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,843
Declined 4,336
Total Received 24,179
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Public

20,644

undergraduate students

6,378

graduate students

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1,800-acre campus in Athens (population: 25,214), 75 miles southeast of Columbus. Major airport serves Columbus; air also serves Parkersburg (50 miles); train serves Huntington (83 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John Glenn International

Ohio University
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH
45701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Senate
  • Student Alumni Board
  • International Student Union
  • University Program Council
  • Black Student Cultural Programming Board

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Opening Weekend
  • Family Weekends
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
39%
500-599
43%
400-499
12%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
51%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,843
Declined 4,336
Total Received 24,179

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
first generation
class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 70
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

archery, boxing, crew, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, kendo, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, rugby, sailing, soccer, swimming, synchronized ice skating, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

archery, basketball, boxing, crew, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, gymnastics, kendo, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, synchronized ice skating, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astrophysics
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminology
Customer Service Management
Dance, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Environmental Health
Environmental Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Exercise Physiology
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geography, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Housing and Human Environments, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Musical Theatre
Neuroscience
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physics, General
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Urban Studies/Affairs
Voice and Opera
Wildlife Biology
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

27,022

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

20,644
students

Female
60%
12,469

Male
40%
8,175

24%

6,378
students

Female
54%
3,442

Male
46%
2,936

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

16,192
students

Female
56%
8,938

Male
44%
7,254

22%

4,452
students

Female
80%
3,531

Male
20%
921

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

346

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

89%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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