Ohio University

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Most Influential School
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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 25,000, while the all-campus enrollment was just over 30,000.

Ohio University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
22,51887%66%115523

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 BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
24,61719,4595,158

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, Education, and History. Here are some of Ohio University's most famous alumni:

Laurie Lea Schaefer
An American model.
Edward Lachman
Edward Lachman
An American cinematographer.
Michael Buckley
Michael Buckley
An American writer.
Herman Leonard
An American photographer.
Esther Greisheimer
An American medical researcher.
Eric R. Gilbertson
An American academic administrator.
Dick Feagler
An American journalist.
Dave Diles
An American sportscaster.
Mujaddid Ahmed Ijaz
Mujaddid Ahmed Ijaz
A Pakistani-American experimental physicist.
Steve Swisher
Steve Swisher
An American baseball player.
Lee Saunders
Lee Saunders
An American labor union activist.
Stanley Plumly
Stanley Plumly
An American writer and academic.