Ohio University
#344 Overall Influence#591 Desirability Rank

Ohio University

Public university in Athens, Ohio, United States

Ohio University Rankings

    Ohio University is a public research university in Athens, Ohio. The first university chartered by an Act of Congress and the first to be chartered in Ohio, it was chartered in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation and subsequently approved for the territory in 1802 and state in 1804, opening for students in 1809. Ohio University is the oldest university in Ohio, the tenth oldest public university in the United States and the 32nd oldest among public and private universities. As of fall 2018, the university’s total enrollment at Athens was 20,000, while the all-campus enrollment was just under 35,000.

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    Admissions

    What does this school look for?

    Annual Applications

    23,385

    Acceptance

    78%

    Graduation Rate

    64%

    Median SAT Score

    1170

    Median ACT Score

    23

    Costs

    How much does it cost to attend?

    Tuition (in-state)

    $12,192

    Fees (in-state)

    $0

    After Graduation

    Averages for 10 years after enrolling

    Avg Earnings

    $45,800

    Employed

    89%

    Campus Life

    What's it like to attend this school?

    The People

    Full time on-campus stats

    Student Body

    27K

    Under-Grads

    22K

    Graduates

    5K

    The Campus

    Where will you be attending?

    Location

    020 Chubb Hall, Athens OH 45701-2979

    On Campus Crime Rates

    Property Crime

    6k per 100k

    Violent Crime

    0k per 100k

    City Crime Rates

    Property Crime

    18k per 100k

    Violent Crime

    1k per 100k

    What is Ohio University known for?

    Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

    Top areas of influence with degrees offered

    #156 World Rank #53 USA Rank
    Earth Sciences
    #108 World Rank #80 USA Rank
    Criminal Justice
    #112 World Rank #90 USA Rank
    Communications
    #204 World Rank #118 USA Rank
    Education
    #211 World Rank #122 USA Rank
    History
    #173 World Rank #125 USA Rank
    Business
    #262 World Rank #133 USA Rank
    Medical
    #247 World Rank #138 USA Rank
    Political Science
    #361 World Rank #143 USA Rank
    Literature
    #312 World Rank #162 USA Rank
    Psychology
    #386 World Rank #172 USA Rank
    Biology
    #361 World Rank #181 USA Rank
    Law
    #432 World Rank #183 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #602 World Rank #188 USA Rank
    Physics
    #509 World Rank #193 USA Rank
    Engineering
    #545 World Rank #197 USA Rank
    Chemistry
    #540 World Rank #219 USA Rank
    Computer Science
    #605 World Rank #251 USA Rank
    Anthropology
    #678 World Rank #258 USA Rank
    Philosophy
    #946 World Rank #315 USA Rank
    Economics
    #642 World Rank #368 USA Rank
    Social Work
    #892 World Rank #541 USA Rank
    Nursing
    #1210 World Rank #604 USA Rank
    Religious Studies

    Influential People

    Who are Ohio University's Most influential alumni?

    Ohio University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Communications, and Earth Sciences. Ohio University’s most academically influential people include Paul Newman, Roy Lichtenstein, and Fred Singer.

    Paul Newman
    Paul Newman

    American actor and film director

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    Roy Lichtenstein
    Roy Lichtenstein

    American pop artist

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    Fred Singer
    Fred Singer

    American physicist

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    Jenny Holzer
    Jenny Holzer

    American conceptual artist

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    Matt Lauer
    Matt Lauer

    American journalist

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    Jim Dine
    Jim Dine

    American artist

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    Clarence Page

    American journalist

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    Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
    Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

    Nobel prize winning American and British structural biologist

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    Arsenio Hall
    Arsenio Hall

    American comedian, actor and television host

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    Jean Peters
    Jean Peters

    Actress

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    Thomas Ewing
    Thomas Ewing

    American politician

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    Marie Tharp
    Marie Tharp

    Oceanographer and cartographer

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