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Ohio University-Main Campus Stats, Info and Facts

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25,108 Students

74% Admitted

  • 29,369 full time
  • 5,102 part time
  • 9,579 men full time
  • 10,427 women full time
  • 13,272 applied
  • 11,436 admitted
  • 3,880 enrolled

23,167 Undergraduates

$11,744 Tuition/Year

  • 4,114 Graduates
  • 178 Non-Degree
  • $11,744 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $12,966 room & board
  • $1,056 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Rufus the Bobcat
School Colors: Green and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • becca j
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  • It's a beautiful campus and such a blast to be able to live here and go to school here. The party scene is huge here though, so it can be…

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  • Phillip from Akron, OH
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  • Ohio University is the perfect balance between open-mindedness and work ethic. It creates an atmosphere of fun but through trial and error allows the student to discipline themselves rather than…

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  • Proud Bobkitty
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  • I transferred to OU from Marietta College and I believe it was one of the best decisions I've made in my life. I had much anxiety being a minority student…

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  • Jacob from Ohio
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  • OU is a beautiful, scenic school. You feel comfortable there and really get a chance to bond with other students in the small town nestled in the Southern Ohio hills.…

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Mission 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.

Ohio University-Main Campus
  • Located in Athens, OH
  • Public
  • 25,108 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $11,744 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Shauna from Albany, OH
  • I am a current student here

    OU initially wasn't on the top of my list because I'm from the Athens area. I'm glad I made the choice to go to OU though. It's a great campus and there's a variety of activities to participate in. I've made a lot of great friends and am very happy at OU.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Monroeville, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I absolutely love the campus and all of the friends I have made. The town of athens has a home-like feeling and is extremely welcoming. Currently, I am on a 6 week winter intercession, and cannot wait to go back!

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  • 5
  • Samantha from Lancaster, OH
  • I am a current student here

    OU has a wonderful learning community, which is very tight-knit. As long as you have some hobbies or interests that you enjoy or are curious about, it is always possible to find like minds.

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