The OHIO Freshman Experience
At Ohio University, you will join a 215-year tradition of academic excellence. You will also find a close-knit college community and a wide array of opportunities to get involved. Discover who you can be at OHIO!
Life at OHIO
Focus on Academics
More About Academics
In our more than 250 academic programs, you can expect challenging coursework, exciting research and creative activity, strong support services, and real-world experience to help realize your potential.
Living on Campus
More on Campus Life
At OHIO, your residence hall is a place to live, learn, and grow. We're committed to your health and safety, scholarship, student development, citizenship, and diversity -- right where you live.
More on Involvement
From club sports to community service, you can choose your own way to get involved from more than 500 student organizations.
Introducing OHIO Honors
Freshman who receive financial aid
Tuition increase over four years
Emerging Entrepreneurship Program
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
April 1, 2020
Financial aid advisors answer questions and explain how to review Financial Aid Offers.
Register now for BSO, which is required for incoming first-year and transfer students.
May 7, 2020
First-year students can gain study partners and friends by joining a learning community. Apply online by May 7 or in person at orientation.
Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.
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