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Ohio University, founded in 1804, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its Honors Tutorial College allows high-ability students to benefit from one-on-one tutorials and individualized curricula. Its Center for Community Service provides a variety of volunteer opportunities, some of which are combined with course curricula for academic credit. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering and Technology, Fine Arts, Health and Human Services, Honors Tutorial, and University College. The main buildings on campus are of 19th century Georgian-style architecture, one of which has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The 1,700-acre campus is located in Athens, 75 miles southeast of Columbus.

Website: www.ohio.edu

Public
Co-ed
20,644
Undergraduate
Students
(60.4%) 12,469 Women
(39.6%) 8,175 Men
6,378
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 24,179 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
573 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
584 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,820
Out-of-state: $38,614
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,612
Out-of-state: $22,406
Room and Board
$12,172
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$9,777
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,856
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,015
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Athens Population
23,755
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
43% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.4% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 70 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
16.0%
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