5 Essential Ohio University Facts

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Athens, Ohio
27,367 (20,989 undergraduates)
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Offers full-ride scholarshps


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2019-20 Accepted: 82%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 45%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 62%
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Total Expenses In-State: $29,980
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $39,774
Average Net Price 18-19: $22,521
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 14%
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SAT Math: 620
ACT: 26
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3. Ohio University Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 53%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 40%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 58%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 17.2%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $4,134
(compare to other college’s Common Data Set)

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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4. Athletics

NCAA D1, Mid-American Conference

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5. Reasons to consider Ohio University:

Honors Tutorial College
21st Century Leadership Certificate
Student Farm
Schey Sales Centre
Science Cafés
Center for Sports Administration
Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies
Edison Biotechnology Institute
Robe Leadership Institute
Center for Advanced Systems and Transportation Logistics Engineering
Avionics Engineering Center
Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact
Contemporary History Institute
Quantitative Biology Institute
eSports Certificate

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Ohio University has an Honors Tutorial Colleges and is the only degree-granting college in the United States incorporating all of the features of the traditional tutorial system. Aviation students benefit from the university-owned and managed airport. The Robe Leadership Institute provide students in the College of Engineering and Technology with a variety of leadership programs. Business majors have the opportunity to take Business Clusters that combine traditionally independent classes into one integrated class taught by a team of professors. The Global Consulting Program partners students with their peers in other countries to solve business problems. Communication students can get hands-on experience through the Game Research and Immersive Design Lab where they develop skills with digital game technology. The Ohio Center for Ecology& Evolutionary Studies offers all students research experience through the Undergraduate Research Immersion Program.


5 Essential Ohio University Facts

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