Ohio University – Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Athens Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 197 551
Top 4%

Ohio University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%71%76%
Applicants26,26311,90814,355
Admissions19,4168,46810,948
Enrolled undergraduates4,0492,1741,875
Enrolled total (including graduate students)29,36912,39916,970

12,909 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,052 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores682
Percent of students submitting SAT scores17%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
575

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,779
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
23

Ohio University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $27,242 $36,706
Off-campus $28,256 $37,720
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,598 and other expenses per full academic year.

Ohio University - Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 8,330 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,896 $21,360
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $563 $1,029
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,444 $17,436
Fees for full-time graduates $271 $271
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $599 $1,095

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 12 2,822 388 186 3,408
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 125 742 284 1,151
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 69 627 34 12 742
Social Sciences 44 356 126 526
Education 289 161 49 499
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1 128 288 417
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 71 295 366
Engineering 11 177 130 13 331
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5 239 14 8 266
Visual and Performing Arts 136 64 6 206
Psychology 173 10 11 194
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 2 177 9 188
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 112 58 170
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 72 52 124
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 104 15 119
Physical Sciences 59 29 23 111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 98 1 1 100
English Language and Literature & Letters 9 55 22 6 92
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 46 14 15 75
History 67 2 3 72
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 44 19 65
Natural Resources and Conservation 45 12 57
Mathematics and Statistics 19 23 3 45
Transportation and Materials Moving 24 24
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 9 4 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Grand Total6176,7201,7083219,366

A total of 7,337 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ohio University - Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,029 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%62%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 36%

General info

Founded1804
MottoReligio Doctrina Civilitas, Prae Omnibus Virtus
Religion, Learning, Politics; Above All, Virtue
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMission Statement Ohio University holds as its central purpose the intellectual and personal development of its students. Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is known as well for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines.
Colorshunter green, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,824
Instructional FTE1,218
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ohio.edu
Address020 Chubb Hall
Athens, Ohio, 45701-2979
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone7405931000

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