At Ohio University, we have long been committed to affordability, predictability, and cost transparency through our OHIO Guarantee, providing level-rate tuition, housing, dining, and fees locked in for 12 consecutive semesters. Now, we’re taking that commitment to a whole new level by delivering an individualized graduation plan that ensures you’ll graduate on time and on plan, or we’ll make it right, including covering the cost of additional courses if necessary. That way, you know the total cost of college from the start. Plus, we’re expanding access to alumni-only scholarships for continuing education as well as career counseling for life. It goes beyond a guaranteed price to deliver real return on your investment. It's the OHIO Guarantee+.
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Join Us for OHIO Up Close
OHIO Transfer Day
April 10, 2023
Thinking about transferring to OHIO? Join us for this one-day event where you'll review how your credits will transfer to OHIO and learn more about life on the Athens campus, including academics, residence life and campus organizations.
Submit Housing Contract
May 1, 2023
Submit your housing contract and deposit, or commuter contract, to confirm your intent to enroll at OHIO in fall 2023.
Bobcat Student Orientation
Beginning February 1
Sign up for Bobcat Student Orientation, which is required for incoming first-year and transfer students.
Take a Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Ohio University to learn more about our campus, residences, athletic facilities, and more.