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Every Bobcat knows this simple truth: the experiences you have at Ohio University will stay with you for life. This community will champion your ambition, equipping you for your career and beyond, actively supporting you every step of the way, forever.
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Our residential campus in Athens is nestled among the Southeast Ohio foothills. More than 20,000 students study here. A vibrant Uptown scene (never call it "downtown"), and scenic, historic campus combine to make Athens a top-ranked college town.
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Business
- College of Fine Arts
- College of Health Sciences and Professions
- Honors Tutorial College
- Center for International Studies
- Patton College of Education
- Russ College of Engineering and Technology
- Scripps College of Communication
- University College
- Graduate College
- Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service
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Work with The Athena Cinema
Arthouse Cinema in Uptown Athens From the popcorn machine to the projection room, learn the ins and outs of the business of bringing world class films to…
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Ohio University offers a world-class education on our residential campus in Athens, our five regional campuses, through extension campuses and centers that serve our professional programs and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and online.
Athens named in Best Hometowns by Ohio MagazineAugust 4, 2022
Affirming what thousands of Ohio University students and alumni know to be true, Athens has been recognized by Ohio Magazine as one the best places to live, work and visit in Ohio.Read More
OMNI scientist Szewczyk collaborates on proposal that could revolutionize space medicine, improve astronaut healthJuly 29, 2022
Nate Szewczyk and several other researchers from around the world have published a paper that proposes a program for the European Space Agency that could potentially revolutionize space medicine.Read More