Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Tuition & Fees

$13,746

$24,114

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,285
Declined 3,687
Total Received 25,972
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Public

14,862

undergraduate students

6,064

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 20,926
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
49%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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
23%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
550
75th
530
25th
530
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
21

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

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,285
Declined 3,687
Total Received 25,972

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
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

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 Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,917

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,746
Room $7,904
Board $4,924
Books & supplies $840
Total $27,414
Average Financial Aid - $5,917
Total with Avg. Aid $21,497

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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 yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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

20,926

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

14,862
students

Female
56%
8,309

Male
44%
6,553

29%

6,064
students

Female
58%
3,517

Male
42%
2,547

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

14,175
students

Female
56%
7,949

Male
44%
6,226

5%

687
students

Female
52%
360

Male
48%
327

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Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

310

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 51
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Oman
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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