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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
18,031
Undergraduates
7,159
Men - 39.7%
10,873
Women - 60.3%
6,398
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 21,733 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.59
SAT Math
589 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
596 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,616
Out-of-state: $38,586
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,840
Out-of-state: $22,810
Room and Board
$11,862
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Freshman Award
$10,396
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,747
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
849
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
8%
10-19
22%
20-29
26%
30-39
16%
40-49
11%
50-99
11%
Over 100
7%
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Athens Population
24,600
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
1.7%
Black/African-American
6.2%
Hispanic/Latino
4.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
81.7%
Unknown
2.2%
International Students
1.4% from 73 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
18.0%
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