Ohio University

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OHIO Online™

#1 College in Ohio for Online Education

OHIO Online™

7,500+ Students, 50+ Programs, and One World-Class Faculty

When it comes to your education, flexibility matters. That’s why at OHIO, you can take a combination of classes on campus and online, or select an exclusively online program. Choose from a wide variety of certificates or associate’s degree programs, complete your bachelor’s degree, or earn your master’s through OHIO Online™ – ranked the top college in Ohio for Online Education by onlinecolleges.com.


Online business management bachelor's degree


Most affordable online communications bachelor's degree

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Online master’s degrees in education

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Exceeding expectations, wherever there’s internet

When you join our big Bobcat family of online students, you can expect to receive the nationally recognized quality of education OHIO’s Athens campus offers. Our online programs are top-rated in both excellence and affordability.

We’re focused on your success, both in person and online.

Whatever program you decide to pursue, our faculty are dedicated to helping you soar. You can expect the individualized attention OHIO prides itself on, whether you’re studying at the coffee shop in-between shifts, or working hard from home. We always put our students first, and the results speak for themselves.

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“The OHIO Online schedule allows for a great deal of flexibility. You can make friends in an online class just as easily as you can sitting in person. If you work, if you raise children, if you have a busy life, OHIO Online is for you.”

David Knight, BSAM student and full-time carpenter

"OHIO Online is a phenomenal fit for a working professional like myself, and the support and guidance that I've gotten from my advisor has been just world class."

Michael Sferro, OHIO online student and full-time working professional

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The programs you’re looking for…

Our online programs are user-friendly, personalized, and designed to help you achieve your goals. Choose from our 6 online associate’s degree programs, 7 bachelor’s completion programs, 4 full bachelor's degree programs, or more than 30 online graduate programs. While most programs are entirely online, others are offered in a flexible format that allows you to pursue your degree in the methods that best suit you. These may include a combination of online courses, print-based courses, or independent learning courses.

We give credit where it’s due.

We believe you deserve credit for the effort you’ve already put in. That’s why we’ll maximize the transfer of credits from both our Community College Partners and other regionally accredited institutions. Any student with an associate’s degree, who meets our application requirements, may apply to earn one of our online bachelor’s degrees.

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Your dreams don’t have to wait.

We know that when you’re excited about taking the next step, you don’t want to wait to get started! That’s why many of our programs offer several start date options throughout the year. Apply today!

Ready to Get Started with OHIO Online™?