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Ohio University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


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  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Ohio University is a public research university established in the year 1804. The university spreads around a huge campus of 1800 acres and has 6 campuses in the state of Ohio which includes Athens, Chillicothe, Eastern, Lancaster, Southern, Zanesville.

Its vision is to provide the best transformative learning community in the nation with the advance knowledge of faculty, to help their alumni become global leaders and provides a wide variety of programs to its students nationally and internationally.

  • The graduation rate is 64%.

  • The total student population is 29,509 which includes 20,815 full-timers and 8,694 part-timers.

  • University acceptance rate of 75%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 18:1.

Online Education at Ohio University

The university provides a variety of courses to the students through its online programs. Its MBA program is very popular amongst other programs which it is offering. There are lots of technical implementations in the online program with an intention to make the programs as efficient as possible.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The campus has a great campus environment and activities conducted in the university helps the students to excel in the careers.

  • The faculties are highly experienced and extremely helpful.

  • Good infrastructure and hands-on experience during the courses provide an opportunity to improve the skills.

Location & Contact






020 Chubb Hall


Some of the rankings according to U.S.News report is given below.

  • It ranks #171 in 'National Universities'.

  • It ranks #129 in 'High School Counselor Rankings'.

  • It ranks #91 in 'Top Public Schools'.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    1st Feb

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1070 - 1270



  • ACT Range

    21 - 26

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


The admission process is very feasible for distance education courses as the Ohio University official understands and have a vision how busy the schedule of a person can be. The process is of three steps is there for admission and all the necessary documents will be shared with the office and if in case the document was delivered to wrong address then the process of admission will take time.

Ohio University offers five associate's degree programs or eight online bachelors the candidate can choose anyone which they wanted the degree into and can learn it by being at home only the university offers blended as well as online programs in the distance learning program. If there is any student who wanted to opt the distance education but has not completed his associate's degree from any college of Ohio University is eligible and can enroll in any bachelor degree program with an online stream.

For the distance education programs and students, the Ohio University has an eCampus Student Knowledge Center and various resources, tools, software, advisors, tech support, learning support, the section for veterans, testing and success centres, and services to offer. The advising, invoicing, shipping of course materials, submitting lessons, and receiving grades through postal systems and if the student has any doubts or need to know anything then they can contact the administration through telephone or email. All the students who are opting for online distance education program will get a mentor except the legal studies certificate students.

The student needs to pay 25 dollars application fee which is non-refundable in nature. The fee and documents should be delivered at the same time and then if the student is sending a check they should specify student identification number and correction ID, the name of the student the check should be owed to Ohio University.

The student needs to send the copy of the transcript of previous college or university in which they have studied recently they need to send only an authorized copy which is checked by the school officials at registrar office of Ohio University.

For the students who wanted to do degree course need to submit a GED completion document and all the candidate need to be very attentive that all the transcripts they are sending should be unopened. The students who have got admitted to Ohio University will get a mentor who will guide them and this will happen only when all the documents are delivered and after the approval and processing by the officials.

The students who have got admitted can grab the opportunity of gaining credits by College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) credits and it must be done prior to registration into the particular program.

Admission Standards

The Ohio University is open to all and welcomes national as well as international students application there is no condition if a student is a beginner he/she can also apply as well as if a student who has already gained an associate degree from some other college.

There are some policies and conditions applied on candidate's who wanted to apply for distance learning courses first is they need to finish 9 semester hours or higher and 9 semester hours means 12 quarter hours according to university online courses admission policies. And, it can be gained through any university which is affiliated and accredited and any district level or territory level accredited college.

The students who are coming through this guideline will be considered as a transfer candidate. The cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or more is best for transfer candidates as this is the first condition which the candidates are fulfilling for admission. One of the main points is if the candidate has finished up to 20 or 30 semesters of the curriculum from any college or university then it will be counted with their admission profile.

In another category, the students who have recently completed their General Education Development diploma or high school diploma program from any other college or university and the calculation about semester is same that is 9 semester hours or 12 quarter hours are eligible and can apply for the admission process for distance learning.

The students need to give ACT or SAT scorecard as it is also a mandatory admission condition for eligibility which the candidate has got from the test organizations and authorized high school transcripts. Few of the online programs offered by Ohio University has a more thorough process and needs.

Students need to make an account with the help of email ID and log in through that and need to fill the application form. The student needs to check whether they have the eligibility to register into an online program of Ohio University or not as every state have different criteria and policies.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Before taking admission at any college or university, student and student family first check whether the expense of the college or university is within their budget or not as the financial is the main concern when it comes to education as investing in education is a one-time investment and the family expects that this investment should not go in vain.

Ohio University has designed the fee structure according to the consideration of all types of students and families.

Including all the grants, scholarships, or aid provided to the student the average net price of the university is $22,072 whereas the average annual cost for tuition is as low as $12,192.

The overall one year cost to attend Ohio University on an average is $28,986.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    2,574 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    395 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    366 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    310 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    260 Graduates

  • Marketing

    235 Graduates

  • Journalism

    213 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    180 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    260 Graduates

  • Marketing

    235 Graduates

  • Journalism

    213 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    180 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    175 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    154 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    146 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    124 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    122 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    120 Graduates

  • Zoology/Animal Biology

    114 Graduates

  • Social Work

    112 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    109 Graduates

  • Sociology

    106 Graduates

  • Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

    97 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    96 Graduates

  • History

    70 Graduates

  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

    67 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    65 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    59 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    58 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    57 Graduates

  • Criminology

    56 Graduates

  • Economics

    47 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    47 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    45 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    44 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    43 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    41 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    40 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    36 Graduates

  • International Business

    36 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    34 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    34 Graduates

  • Music

    34 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    33 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    30 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    30 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    30 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    27 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

    26 Graduates

  • Industrial Engineering

    26 Graduates

  • Public Health

    26 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    25 Graduates

  • Air Transportation

    25 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    25 Graduates

  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

    25 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    24 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    24 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    24 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    21 Graduates

  • Business/Managerial Economics

    19 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    18 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    18 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    17 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    16 Graduates

  • Dance

    14 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature/Let...

    14 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    13 Graduates

  • Museology/Museum Studies

    12 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    11 Graduates

  • Botany/Plant Biology

    11 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

    11 Graduates

  • Gerontology

    9 Graduates

  • Housing and Human Environments

    9 Graduates

  • Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

    9 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    9 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    9 Graduates

  • Urban Studies/Affairs

    8 Graduates

  • Mental and Social Health Services a...

    8 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    7 Graduates

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

    6 Graduates

  • Physics

    6 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    5 Graduates

  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

    5 Graduates

  • Applied Mathematics

    4 Graduates

  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

    4 Graduates

  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

    4 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    3 Graduates

  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

    2 Graduates

  • Family and Consumer Economics and R...

    2 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    2 Graduates

  • Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

    2 Graduates

  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

    1 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    1 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

76% / 24%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,563 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,586/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

hunter green and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-American Conference

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country




Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country

Field Hockey




Swimming and Diving

Track and Field


Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At OUMC, $13,332 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$10,833 - $28,125

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$112 - $292

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


There are plenty of financial aid programs and part-time employment available to help the students with the tuition costs. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (OSFAS) is responsible for the processing and awarding the financial aids to the eligible students.

The FAFSA form must be submitted in order to access the eligibility and requirement for financial assistance. Ohio University federal school code is 003100.

  • The State Aid includes Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG), PHEAA Grant, OHIO Success Scholarship, OHIO Distinction Scholarship, OHIO Focus Award, OHIO Premier Scholarship, OHIO Russ Impact Scholarship, OHIO Trustee Award, and many others.

  • Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan and many more.

  • The Institutional Aid includes the ACE Scholarship, Don Abel Achievement Scholarship, Accounting, and Quantitative Methods Awards, and Brege Family Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program.

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