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
18,913
Undergraduates
7,414
Men - 39.2%
11,500
Women - 60.8%
6,430
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
87% of 22,518 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,746
Out-of-state: $38,896
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,660
Out-of-state: $22,810
Room and Board
$12,172
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
1,015
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
43% of all students
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
81.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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