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Ohio University:
transforming lives in Ohio and beyond

Ohio University Vision 

We strive to be the nation’s best transformative learning community where students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders.

Ohio University provides accessible educational opportunities

  • More than $300 million annually made available for student scholarships helps ensure that more than 90 percent of students with need receive support
  • Ohio University signature Appalachian and Urban Scholars programs assist underserved populations
  • Five regional campuses help approximately 10,000 traditional and nontraditional students get an Ohio University education close to home

Ohio University continues to improve the vitality of the region through a multi-year $100M investment plan

  • More endowed professorships and scholarships
  • New academic programs and enhanced student success programming
  • Increased community outreach
  • Enhanced critical infrastructure system investments

Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine trains many physicians who stay in Ohio to practice

  • Addresses a predicted shortage of primary care physicians for Ohio communities
  • Expansions of osteopathic medicine training facilities in Dublin and Cleveland increase the footprint of physicians serving Ohioans in family, pediatric, and internal medicine

Ohio University contributes to the state’s economic progress

  • 1st among Ohio institutions of higher education for research licensing revenue for faculty inventions with $8.6 million generated (FY 2011)
  • 1st in the state to establish an investment partnership with The Ohio State University to stimulate business development and create jobs in Ohio
  • 4th in the nation for research return on investment after Princeton University, Northwestern University, and New York University

OHIO for Ohio:
From Education to Entrepreneurship to Extraordinary Change

As our state’s first institution of public higher education, Ohio University (OHIO) has been a center of learning for more than two centuries. And while our faculty and students are engaged in projects encompassing everything from playwriting and photography to alternative energy technologies and medical research, many of OHIO’s recent initiatives are making a difference in new and surprising ways.

Literacy programs, community health services, and facilitating economic development and entrepreneurship by fostering start-up businesses are just a few of the ways OHIO is expanding beyond campus classrooms and making a lasting impact on the lives of many across the region, state, and world.