Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ohio University

Athens, OH

International Profile

You deserve a great university experience. You’ll find it here.

You know that studying in the United States can provide you with a lifetime advantage. We’re here to help you find the university that best matches your educational and professional goals. Ohio University can be that place. With a 200+ year tradition of academic excellence, a classic American residential college campus, and award-winning career advising, OHIO offers a complete university experience. Reach out to an OHIO Global Ambassador to learn more at www.ohio.edu/admissions/international/global-ambassadors-contact.



#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


One of the Best Undergraduate Business Schools | Poets and Quants


Our location sets us apart, creating the ideal place to be a student. The state of Ohio serves as a manufacturing and retail hub and home to 20+ Fortune 500 companies. At the same time, Athens has been named the best college town in the state of Ohio and is surrounded by natural beauty.

At A Glance

TYPE OF SCHOOL: Public, 4-year research institution

NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 15,000+ undergraduate students, 21,000+ total enrollment


COLLEGES, PROGRAMS, AND DEGREES: 250+ programs of study

GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY: Students and faculty from 114 countries

Tuition & Fees: $22,810
Living Expenses: $16,048
Health Insurance: $2,005
Total for Form I-20: $40,863

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Proof of English proficiency required

Early action deadline, November 15; Rolling admission deadline, February 1
Application fee: $70

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

Take your passion for engineering further as an international student at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology. Faculty and staff work together applying our talents and knowledge to improve the human condition and make a sustainable mark on the world. The Russ College is home to the $500,000 Russ Prize, the world's top bioengineering honor. Ninety-seven percent of surveyed Russ College graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “When I arrived here from Trinidad and Tobago, I found there to be such a great network and community here at OHIO that I felt at home in no time. It’s someplace you can really feel safe, comfortable and welcome.”

    • Aleah Cumberbatch, ’21
  • “Growing up in Kenya, I always wanted to be a change-maker, and OHIO has given me the chance to begin exploring that desire within the university community. The university has provided me with endless support to have a real impact.”

    • Laura Ndoigo, ’22
  • “The Ohio University experience has really given me a better understanding of myself and the entire world around me, which is something that I’ll definitely take with me after I graduate.”

    • Essa Alamiri, ’22