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#4 Best Public Universities in Ohio

Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, Ohio

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Overview

Student Population
28,480
Ohio University Main Campus overview
Location Athens, Ohio
Online ohio.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Ohio University Main Campus overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Main Campus is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 24,179 prospective students applied, and 19,843 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,671 enrolled in the school.  20,184 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,296 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,612 plus fees of $0. Ohio University is ranked 431 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

Ohio University is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Ohio University Main Campus within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Ohio University Main Campus overview
SAT 1050/1260
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
82.1% 
Ohio University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Ohio Resident Tuition
$12,612
In State Costs for Ohio University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$962
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,332
Budget for Other Expenses$3,074
Total One Year Cost$29,980
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,406
Out of State Costs for Ohio University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$962
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,332
Budget for Other Expenses$3,074
Total One Year Cost$39,774

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ohio University Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Health Professions 15%
Communication 14%
Education 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204857 IPEDS survey data for Ohio University Main Campus.

Current students may use the Ohio University Main Campus GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.