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OHIO UNIVERSITY, ATHENS, OHIO

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Ohio University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Ohio University is a public research university in Athens. With over 108 countries represented in the University, it reeks of diversity. It was founded in 1945 and soon became one of the pioneer universities in the USA.

The University has 41 Pulitzer Winners, 10 Fulbright Award Winners, Approximately, 900 students have exhibited projects in Research and Creative Activity Expo in the year 2018 and there are about 94 patents held by the Ohio Researchers at present that are active.

Ohio University Campus

It is also ranked at Top 20 Ohio’s Honors Tutorial College ranking among public university honor’s programs nationwide and 15th in Best Public Business Schools by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Ohio University Rankings

Given below is the rankings as per the year 2020

  • QS World University: #801 – 1000th
  • National Universities: #185
  • Best Value Schools: #122
  • Most Innovative Schools: #77
  • Top Public Schools: #92

Highlights

Year of Foundation1945
LocationAthens
Graduation Rate46%
Acceptance Rate87%
Student Faculty Ratio17: 1
Official Websiteohio.edu

Ohio University Programs

  • Ohio University offers various undergraduate courses, graduate courses and doctoral degrees. They also have an option of distance learning education.
  • Their undergraduate program has more than 250 programs which consists of various major, minor certificate and online programs options.
  • They have 26 graduate programs
  • They have various MBA options such as Business Administration Professional, Business Administration One-Year, On-Campus/Full-Time, Business Administration Online, Business Analytics Online and other dual degree options such as Business Administration/sports Administration & Sports Administration/Business Administration.

Top Programs at Ohio University

ProgramsFees Per Annum
M.Sc Computer Science$22,410
M.B.A$33,420
M.Sc Mechanical Engineering$36,052
B.Sc Nursing$7,290

Ohio University Campus

  • There are 11 campuses and centers across the state.
  • The Athens campus has a size of 1,800 acres.
  • The Campus has 7 on-campus art galleries and 21 miles of bike path running through campus and Athens County.
  • There is a Ping Center that has 5 basketball/volleyball courts, two multipurpose gymnasiums, an elevated four-lane indoor running track, seven racquetball courts and 2 fitness areas. Ping Center also provides free weights, aerobics, fitness, combative sports, dance, and meeting rooms.
  • It is regarded as the Top 25 safest campus in America according to the 2017 National Council for Home Safety and Security.
  • The University also provides for Clinical Training and Assessment Center, Learning Resource Center, and research facilities.
  • The Cleveland Campus also has on campus facilities such as fitness centers having various equipment like free weights, treadmills, stationary bikes, yoga equipment along with Ping Pong Table, Xbox and PlayStation.

Ohio University Housing

  • There are 36 residence halls in the University divided between East Green, South Green, and West Green.
  • East Green includes 15 halls including 4 University Terrace, Biddle Hall, Bryan Hall, Bush Hall, Gamertsfelder Hall, Jefferson Hall, Johnson Hall, Lincoln Hall, Perkins Hall, Read Hall, Scott Quad, Shively Hall are among others.
  • South Green has 13 halls including Adams Hall, Brown Hall, Carr Hall, Crawford Hall, Ewing House, Hoover House, Luchs Hall, Mackinnon Hall, Pickering Hall, and others.
  • The West Green includes 7 halls including Boyd Hall, Bromley Hall, James Hall, Ryors Hall, Sargent Hall, Treudley Hall and Wilson Hall.
  • These halls have various accommodation options: singles, doubles, triples, quads, suites, etc.
  • Amenities provided in these halls are as follows: air-conditioning, cable TV, bed-lofts, refrigerator/freezer/microwave unit, laundry service, etc.
  • Rates of the residence hall range from 3,410 to 4,782 USD per semester.
  • Meal plans range from 1,967 to 3,358 USD per semester.
  • Some off-campus living options are also available in the USA.

Ohio University Admission Process

The following is the information regarding the admission to the university.

Application portal: University’s official website

Application Fee: 70 USD

Application deadlines:

SemesterDate
FallApril 1
SpringSeptember 1
SummerFebruary 1

Academic Requirements:

  • A student from a non English speaking country is required to have a TOEFL (PBT) score of 520 or IELTS score of 6.0 bands.
  • A student also requires to appear in the ACT or in the SAT exam. 21 and 1060 are the respective minimum scores required.
  • Supporting documents:
    • Application Form
    • Application Fee
    • Relevant Test Scores
    • Evidence of Sufficient Funding – a letter from sponsor and proof of external scholarship, if applicable
    • Statement of activities in case of not enrolling in a degree program for more than a period of 3 months
    • Passport and Visa Details

Ohio University Cost of Attendance

Given below is the estimated cost of attendance.

ExpensesAmount (USD)
Tuition and Fees22,406
Room & Board7,308
Meals4,554
Personal Expenses3,000 - 4,000
Health Insurance2,820

Ohio University Financial Aid for international students

  • International Excellence Award: All first-year students are eligible. It is acquired through a direct admission to academic study. It is renewable up to 4 years. The award for this scholarship is 2,000 USD per year. It cannot be combined with any other Award, except the Ohio Trustee Award
  • #YouAreWelcomeHere Award: 2 Awards for citizens of another country that meet the admission requirements are given. Applicants must submit scholarship applications by December 15
  • OHIO Success Scholarship: Students who have earned a minimum ACT of 24 and SAT score of 1160 are eligible. Award is based on the merit of the students. The annual award ranges from 1,000 to 7,000 USD and is renewable for 4 years.
  • Additionally, other scholarships are also available for international students in the USA.

Ohio University Notable Alumni

  • Following are the alumni benefits of the University:
    • Bobcat Mentorship Network
    • Bobcat Store for OHIO merchandise
    • Banking – Ohio University Credit Union for home loan lender, tax prep service, etc.
    • Insurance – Partnership with Nationwide for perks like special savings, member only discount for auto or powersports policy, additional discount for auto and home policies, etc.
    • Alumni Association Network
  • Some notable alumni are given below:
    • Lisa Maatz, Policy-Advisor and Advocate in Washington D.C.
    • Eric T. Meyer, Dean of the School of Information, University of Texas at Austin
    • Rhett Butcher, Officer in Charge for the Juvenile Detention Facility, Clermont County Juvenile Court
    • Julie Cohara, Member of Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Continuing Legal Education

Ohio University Placement

  • The College of Business has good relations with the recruiters. 
  • 95% of the graduates got a job within 3 months of graduation. 
  • Recent Internship and placement locations include Alliance Data, AT&T, Dell, Microsoft, Nationwide, Verizon, JP Morgan Chase, Ethicon-Johnson & Johnson, Fluke Networks Corporation, etc.
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Ohio University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population33991
FAFSA Code003100
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$30,764 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-80- -
Reading-17--
Listening-17--
Speaking-17--
Writing-17--
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6.5- -
Reading-6.5--
Listening-6.5--
Speaking-6.5--
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SATCheck Detailed Score117010801260 17%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing595550640-
Mathematics575530620-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242226 93%
English242126-
Mathematics232026-

Ohio University Acceptance Rate

73.9%

Acceptance Rate

26263

Total Applicants

33991

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

40.8%

Male

59.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program73.9%
Total Applicants35801
Total Enrolled26467
Graduate
Graduate Programs73.9%
Total Applicants10178
Total Enrolled7524

Ohio University Enrollment

Enrollment
Ohio University Enrollment33991
Undergraduate Enrollment26467
Graduate Enrollment7524
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate58.3%

Attendance Cost

$30,764

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$30,764 / Year
Post Graduate Program$32,960 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,034 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,598 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,714 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$12,612 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,714 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$5,188 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$5,204 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Medicine ProgramsAmerican Osteopathic Association
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
Psychology ProgramsAmerican Psychological Association
Clinical Science ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Dance
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Theatre
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
194881281566731670
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