#346 Overall Influence #591 Desirability Rank

Ohio University

Public university in Athens, Ohio, United States

From Wikipedia

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 2020, the university's total enrollment at Athens was slightly more than 25,000, while the all-campus enrollment was just over 30,000.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

22,518

Acceptance

87%

Graduation Rate

66%

Median SAT Score

1155

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$12,612

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

25K

Under-Grads

19K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

020 Chubb Hall, Athens OH 45701-2979

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

18 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 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

#161 World Rank
Education
#75 World Rank
Communications
#217 World Rank
Business
#299 World Rank
Literature
#317 World Rank
Medical
#207 World Rank
History
#467 World Rank
Biology
#293 World Rank
Political Science
#542 World Rank
Engineering
#359 World Rank
Law
#322 World Rank
Psychology
#429 World Rank
Physics
#460 World Rank
Philosophy
#568 World Rank
Computer Science
#647 World Rank
Mathematics
#741 World Rank
Chemistry
#301 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#700 World Rank
Religious Studies
#669 World Rank
Economics
#433 World Rank
Sociology
#288 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#662 World Rank
Anthropology
#565 World Rank
Social Work
#1478 World Rank
Nursing

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 Communications, Education, and History

Alan Schaaf

Alan Schaaf

American businessman

Adam Hochberg

American journalist

George Voinovich

American politician

Joseph E. Steinmetz

Joseph E. Steinmetz

American academic administrator

Helen Astin

Academic

Harold E. Robinson

American botanist and entomologist

Laurie Lea Schaefer

American model

Edward Lachman

Edward Lachman

American cinematographer

Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley

American writer

Herman Leonard

American photographer

Esther Greisheimer

American medical researcher

Mujaddid Ahmed Ijaz

Mujaddid Ahmed Ijaz

Pakistani-American experimental physicist