Ohio University Fast Facts
Ohio University is the oldest public university in the state of Ohio. Our total enrollment is over 28,000 students across the state and online. About 20,000 of those students are undergraduates studying at our residential campus in Athens—our quintessential college town that’s nestled deep in the Appalachian foothills of beautiful Southeast Ohio. No matter what you’re passionate about, we have something for everyone. You can have it all here. Browse through more facts about OHIO below, grouped by topic.
Public University in Ohio — for four consecutive years. Your college experience and outcome is our top priority.
Ranked one of the top 50 medical schools in the nation for primary care by U.S. News & World Report
Rank among best online colleges in Ohio for 2020-2021 for our affordable online options and extensive partnerships with community colleges in many states.
'Very high research activity' classification in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
Athens was named the Best College Town in Ohio. As a scenic town with a vibrant local food, music and arts culture, it’s easy to see why.
Student-to-faculty ratio in 2023. Smaller classes mean individualized attention and accommodation.
Of first-year students received financial aid in 2021-22. When it comes to paying for school, you're not alone.
Awarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award — for six consecutive years.
Among the first in the nation to be designated a Collegiate Purple Star campus for supporting military personnel.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program recipients since the program’s inception in 1946. OHIO students and alumni strive to make a difference in the world.
OHIO’s Master of Sports Administration program is the world’s best postgraduate sports management degree.
Of OHIO Schey Sales Centre students had job offers upon graduation. We’ll teach you the skills you need to land your dream job.
On-campus galleries on the Athens Campus, displaying historic portraits and avant-garde murals to architectural installations and galleries.
Campuses and centers across the state. That could mean a world-class education right in your own backyard.
Countries represented at OHIO by students and staff, from China to India, Ghana, Saudi Arabia and Canada.
Active U.S. patents held by OHIO researchers, and 158 active issued non-U.S. patents. We have a successful track record of commercializing technologies.
In research funding in 2019. OHIO is committed to producing research that drives national and global solutions.
Number of continents where OHIO students study, learn, and volunteer each year. Spend your spring break studying coffee and sugar in Ecuador.
Miles of bike path running through campus and Athens County. Disappear into the serene woods for a few miles and make a few foodie stops along the way.
Best Public Business School. We promise students a special experience that prepares them for lifelong career success. Promise kept.
OHIO’s rank among college best buys according to the Fiske Guide to Colleges, because of its high quality and affordability.