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Since 1946, Ohio University - Chillicothe has remained true to its mission of preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow and providing service to Chillicothe and the surrounding region. Situated atop Carlisle Hill and encompassing 99 acres in the center of Chillicothe, the campus serves students from throughout south central Ohio. As the first regional campus in the state of Ohio, the Chillicothe Campus has a legacy of preparing students for rewarding careers and fulfilling lives.

Ohio University - Chillicothe offers the support, resources and flexibility to meet the demands and expectations of students of all ages. There is a true sense of community on campus and a spirit of support and encouragement. With the close-knit sense of community found on a small campus and resources of a great national university, Ohio University - Chillicothe offers the best of both worlds.

As a long-time member of the community, Ohio University - Chillicothe understands the current and future job market and is positioned to prepare students for emerging career fields. We offer the academic foundation of a university education, the convenience of a small campus setting, the affordability of state-assisted tuition, and relevant education for today's competitive job market.

The campus enrolls more than 2,300 students and offers more than 20 academic programs, including those leading to associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees. Ohio University also offers more than 250 majors, which you can begin in Chillicothe and finish in Athens, at another regional campus, or online.


At Ohio University - Chillicothe, we are focused on student success. View our Points of Pride to view some of the latest accomplishments by the campus community.


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September 23, 2015

CHILLICOTHE — Ohio University-Chillicothe student Danielle Cremeans recently pursued her dream of life in the fashion world, spending time as a model in New York City this spring and summer.

September 23, 2015

CHILLICOTHE — First-generation college students at Ohio University - Chillicothe will likely find the adjustment a little smoother than those in past generations thanks to some new measures.

August 31, 2015

Several changes greet returning OUC students