23,323
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,870
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Ohio University is a University institution located in Athens, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Athens, OH  45701-2979
United States
Contact Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@ohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-4100
Fax: 740-593-0560

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
African Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Customer Service Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
English Language And Literature Related Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Family Resource Management Checkmark
Food Service Systems Administration Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Related Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Occupational Health And Industrial Hygiene Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astrophysics Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Geography Related Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26,263
Applied
19,416
Accepted
23,323
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

14,355
Females Applied
10,948
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,908
Males Applied
8,468
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended 2 recommendations
Other requirements: Audition for music and dance and portfolio, advising for visual communications, interview for Honors Tutorial College

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan December 1st Not reported Yes
Transfer June 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 640
SAT Math 530 620
ACT Composite 24 22 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,192
In-state
21,656
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,830
Room & board
7,060
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,870
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,672
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,064
Avg. Loan Aid
4,432
Avg. Grant Aid
6,200
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
48%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
36%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,323
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.95%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 82.97%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 1.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.49%
Other 1.62%

Gender

Male (40.24%)
Female (59.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Opening Weekend and Family Weekends

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Senate, Student Alumni Board, International Student Union, University Program Council and Black Student Cultural Programming Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,370
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 997
Part-time - 373
Male - 743
Female - 627