Ohio University

#585 / #173
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#591
Most Desirable School
Public university in Athens, Ohio, United States

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About Ohio University

According to 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 18,000, while the all-campus enrollment was just over 28,000.

Ohio University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
22,518 87% 66% 1155 23

How Much Does Ohio University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$12,612

How Much Do Ohio University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Ohio University, then you can expect to earn an average of $45,800 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Ohio University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
24,617 19,459 5,158

Where is Ohio University?

Ohio University is located at 020 Chubb Hall, Athens OH 45701-2979

How Safe is Ohio University?

Athens has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Ohio University Known For?

Ohio University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Ohio University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Ohio University's Most Influential Alumni?

Ohio University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Criminal Justice, and Education. Here are some of Ohio University's most famous alumni:

Roy Lichtenstein
Roy Lichtenstein
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Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer
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Jenny Holzer
Jenny Holzer
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Fred Singer
Fred Singer
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Jim Dine
Jim Dine
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Marie Tharp
Marie Tharp
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Paul Newman
Paul Newman
An American actor and film director .
Logan Paul
An American YouTuber and Internet personality.
Clarence Page
An American journalist.
Venki Ramakrishnan
Venki Ramakrishnan
A Nobel prize winning American and British structural biologist.
Edward James Roye
Edward James Roye
A First member of Liberia's True Whig Party to serve as President .
Allan Combs
Allan Combs
An American neuroscientist.

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