You must be registered in any quarter in which you are receiving any service from the University or using its facilities and in the quarter in which you will graduate. Master's degree students must be registered for at least one graduate credit hour, doctoral students for at least two graduate hours.
Ohio University, established in 1804, was the first institution of higher education in the old Northwest Territory. The total enrollment on the Athens campus is approximately 19,300, while the regional campuses enroll more than 8,100 additional students. The present graduate enrollment is about 3,000, of whom 2,400 are full-time students. The full-time faculty numbers 1,042. There are more than 661 part-time faculty members and more than 1500 graduate associates, graduate staff assistants, graduate research assistants, and graduate teaching assistants.
On the graduate level, Ohio University offers master's degrees in nearly all its major academic divisions and doctoral degrees in selected departments. The College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a four-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.
The city of Athens is located about 75 miles southeast of Columbus. The University offers a wide range of cultural activities to the University community, and all of southeastern Ohio. Lecturers, poets, singers, dancers, films, and theater or music groups appear frequently on campus. Many events are free, though some have nominal charges.
The University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the recognized professional accrediting associations identified with its major academic divisions. It holds membership in leading state and national educational and professional associations.
The University's academic calendar consists of three quarters of 10 to 12 weeks and a summer session with two 5-week terms.
University Advancement and Computer Services staff revised this file (http://www.ohiou.edu/gcatalog/01-03/geninfo/index.htm) on August 30, 2001.
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