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Ohio University

Athens, OH

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 1 Ohio University
Athens, OH  45701-2979
United States
Contact Phone: 740-593-1000

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian/equine Studies Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Microbiology, General 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, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Customer Service Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hotel, Motel, And Restaurant Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/letters, Other Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Linguistics Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Long Term Care Administration/management Checkmark
Occupational Health And Industrial Hygiene Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astrophysics Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Theatre/theatre Arts Management Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,733
Applied
19,245
Accepted
18,031
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

12,731
Females Applied
11,414
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,002
Males Applied
7,831
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition required for dance and music programs. Interview required of selected Honors Tutorial College candidates. Portfolio required of visual communication applicants

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 596 540 650
SAT Math 589 530 640
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,840
In-state
22,810
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,862
Room & board
7,308
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

9,461
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,396
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,115
Avg. Loan Aid
5,423
Avg. Grant Aid
7,355
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,031
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.34%
Black or African American 6.12%
White or Caucasian 80.55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 1.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.58%
Other 2.14%

Gender

Male (39.73%)
Female (60.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
International housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

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, Involvement Fair and Research Fair

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
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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
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo No No No
Wrestling Checkmark 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
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball 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 Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,132
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 849
Part-time - 283
Male - 589
Female - 543
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