Ohio University - Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 4%

Ohio University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate74%71%76%
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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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

Ohio University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
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
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 Programs122,8223881863,408
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1257422841,151
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs696273412742
Social Sciences44356126526
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1128288417
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities71295366
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5239148266
Visual and Performing Arts136646206
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences21779188
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11258170
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields7252124
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services10415119
Physical Sciences592923111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies9811100
English Language and Literature & Letters95522692
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies46141575
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2441965
Natural Resources and Conservation451257
Mathematics and Statistics1923345
Transportation and Materials Moving2424
Philosophy and Religious Studies59418
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
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.

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

General info

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 population21,000

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