Ohio University

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At Ohio University, our faculty never settle, and neither should you. OHIO strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where students move their ideas into action in more than 250 different academic programs. Here, you can create the change you seek and experience undeniable outcomes. Apply to Ohio University today!

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Important Dates

  • Freshman Early Action Deadline

    November 15, 2019

    Early action gives fall 2020 applicants priority consideration for direct entry to academic programs, merit scholarship programs, and honors experiences.

  • Prospective Online Students Chat

    August 20, 2019

    Meet other students and get answers about OHIO's online bachelor's degree completion programs.

  • Bobcat Student Orientation

    August 22-23, 2019

    Incoming students who did not attend BSO in June must attend August 22 (transfer) or August 23 (freshmen).

The OHIO Guarantee

The OHIO Guarantee® sets the standard among Ohio’s public institutions of higher education by taking the guesswork out of budgeting for college. The OHIO Guarantee is a cohort based, level-rate tuition, housing, dining, and fee model that assures students and their families a set of comprehensive rates for the pursuit of an undergraduate degree at Ohio University. Tuition, housing, dining, and fee rates established at enrollment remain unchanged for 12 consecutive semesters.

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