Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Tuition & Fees

$13,352

$23,720

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,905
Declined 2,737
Total Received 22,642
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Public

14,729

undergraduate students

6,419

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Ohio University, founded in 1804, is a public, comprehensive institution. The 1,500+-acre campus is located in Athens, OH, 75 miles southeast of Columbus.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,148
Established in 1804
Coeducational Coeducational

1,500+ acre campus in Athens (population: 24,978), 75 miles southeast of Columbus. Major airport serves Columbus; airports also located in Parkersburg, W.Va. (50 miles) and Huntington, W.Va. (83 miles). Daily bus services provide transportation throughout Ohio. Public transportation serves campus and Athens.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Ohio University
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH
45701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
640
25th
530
75th
2
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,905
Declined 2,737
Total Received 22,642

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 740 593-4141
F: 740 593-4140
financial.aid@ohio.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Archery, Boxing, Dodgeball, Equestrian Hunt, Equestrian Western, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Kendo, Crew, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, MMA, Quidditch, Sailing, Softball, Swim, Synchro Skating, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Water Ski, and Water Polo.

Club Sports - Women's

Archery, Boxing, Dodgeball, Equestrian Hunt, Equestrian Western, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Kendo, Crew, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, MMA, Quidditch, Sailing, Softball, Swim, Synchro Skating, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Water Ski, and Water Polo.

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, broomball, corn hole, flag football, floor hockey, golf, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Accounting.
Acting.
Actuarial Science.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
African Studies.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Engineering.
Applied Linguistics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, 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.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Analytics.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Clinical Psychology.
College/Postsecondary/University Teaching.
Commercial Photography.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conducting.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Customer Service Management.
Dance, General.
Development Economics and International Development.
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography and Environmental Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Communication.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
History, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International and Intercultural Communication.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Long Term Care Administration/Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medical/Clinical Assistant.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Management.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Performance, General.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Musical Theatre.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Communication, General.
Painting.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Photojournalism.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Russian Language and Literature.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Voice and Opera.
Wildlife Biology.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health Administration
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

21,148

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

14,729
students

Female
54%
8,027

Male
46%
6,702

30%

6,419
students

Female
58%
3,706

Male
42%
2,713

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

13,896
students

Female
55%
7,618

Male
45%
6,278

6%

833
students

Female
49%
409

Male
51%
424

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Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

309

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 15

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

20

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 102
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
India
Iran
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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