Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH, USA
3.97 Average Rating

The first university chartered by an Act of Congress, Ohio University is a public research institution located in Athens, Ohio. The university is listed as #78 among Top Public Schools according to U.S. News & World Report. Admissions at the school are “selective,” but select schools such as the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, have extra admission requirements. Ohio University is categorized as a Doctoral institution with High Research Activity and is comprised of five regional campuses and two educational centers.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
Average SAT Composite: 1108

What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
I love Ohio University! It is in a very safe and beautiful location. There is a small-town lifestyle but with plenty to see and do.
Lauren from Glouster, OH
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 on a campus with about 30,000 students but OU offers so many organizations that cater to the needs of students of color. I also love that the campus offers 100+ organizations so getting involved was not difficult at all.
Proud Bobkitty

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