Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ohio University

Athens, OH

You can have it all at Ohio University.

At Ohio University we believe education reaches far beyond traditional classroom walls. From local waterways to the halls of Congress to international consulting trips, we provide you with a unique set of experiences that prepare you to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding career path. 

We're designated among the nation's highest level of research institutions. At OHIO, our Bobcat students work alongside expert faculty mentors beginning in their first year. Ranked the #1 Best Value Public University in the state for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report, we also boast one the nation's most beautiful campuses in Athens, Ohio. In fact, Athens is ranked the Best College Town in Ohio by Far & Wide. Five regional campuses plus numerous online opportunities, demonstrate our commitment to expanding access to world-class education. Simply put, we offer students like you the resources and experiences that last long past your days traversing OHIO's iconic bricks. 

Visit us
We'd love to have you visit! Whether in-person at a daily campus visit or through one of our many virtual opportunities, we can't wait to show you what life as a Bobcat is really like. Go to ohio.edu/visit to view all our visit options!



#1 Best Value public school in Ohio | U.S. News & World Report


Top 100 public university | U.S. News & World Report


Best College Town in Ohio | Far & Wide


#3 in Top Public Universities in Ohio | Niche 2023


Among the 2022 Best Undergraduate Business Schools | Poets&Quants

OHIO Guarantee+

At Ohio University, we have long been committed to affordability, predictability and cost transparency through our OHIO Guarantee, providing level-rate tuition, housing, dining and fees locked in for 12 consecutive semesters. We’ve taken that commitment to a whole new level with the OHIO Guarantee+ by delivering an individualized graduation plan that ensures you’ll graduate on time and on plan, or we’ll make it right, including covering the cost of additional courses if necessary. That way, you know the total cost of college from the start. Plus, we’ve expanded access to alumni-only scholarships for continuing education as well as career counseling for life. It goes beyond a guaranteed price to deliver real return on your investment. Learn more at ohio.edu/guarantee

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “When I first stepped onto campus, it felt like home. The campus is so beautiful, and everyone I encountered that day was so warm and welcoming."

    • Skye Cole, '26
  • “I chose OHIO because of the support that the school has offered me. Whether I was visiting the school or speaking with professors and staff, I always felt as though they genuinely cared about the students, and wanted to look out for them, guiding them through the years to come.”

    • Marcos Maria, '26
  • “I chose OHIO for two main reasons: the campus is beautiful and there is always something to do. On top of that, I love how much OHIO truly cares for its students and works to include students from all backgrounds and walks of life.”

    • Moira Fudge, '26