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Study at Ohio University Main Campus

Ohio University is a public university situated in Athens, Ohio. It was established in the year 1804. It is one of the oldest colleges in Ohio and one of the largest universities in Appalachia. There are above 20, 000 students in this college. Post graduate and undergraduate degrees are offered here. The colleges and schools under this university are the following:

  • College of Business
  • Honors Tutorial College
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology
  • School of Recreation and Sports Sciences
  • The College of Fine Arts and the Kennedy Museum of Art
The athletics teams at OU are nicknamed the Bobcats. The mascot is called Rufus the Bobcat, and the official colors are green and white. Men's baseball, basketball, cross country, wrestling and golf, and women's field hockey, soccer, swimming, diving, and softball are the sports played here.

Profile of Ohio University Main Campus

Students attend Ohio University in Athens, OH, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Ohio University degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Ohio University is known for its programs in media and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Ohio University Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 480. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 600.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Ohio University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 21, 089 students at the school .

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Ohio University. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Ohio University offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-American Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mission Statement Ohio University holds as its central purpose the intellectual and personal development of its students. Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is known as well for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines. "

Ohio University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 173liberal arts and humanities, political science, sociology, English, liberal arts and sciences, history, economics, Spanish language, . . .
Education and Teaching681secondary teaching, early childhood education, school Counselling, special ed, higher education administration, instructional media design, reading teaching, college student Counselling, . . .
Media650journalism, radio and television, organizational communications, communication and journalism, communication studies, photojournalism, digital communications, broadcast journalism, . . .
Business and Management581marketing, business management, finance, accounting, MIS, international business, human resources, managerial economics, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy334health and physical education, exercise science, sports and fitness management, parks and recreation studies, dietitian, athletic trainer
Family and Social Work272child development, social work, family studies, housing, public administration, foodservice management, food and nutrition
Therapy and Counselling253psychology, physical therapy, clinical psychology, community health services, experimental psychology, organizational psychology, music therapy
Science228zoology, chemistry, botany, physics, biology, geology, call and molecular biology, wildlife biology, . . .
Engineering208mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, various engineering courses
Medical administration114health care administration, environmental health, occupational health
Medicine110osteopathic medicine, gerontology
Medical Support and Technology103audiology and speech pathology
Computer Science and Engineering82information technology, computer science, computer and info science
Construction Trades78apparel and textiles
Nursing and Emergency Medicine61registered nursing
Drama and Performing Arts59drama, acting, dance, playwriting and screenwriting, directing, theatre design, theatre arts management
Photography and Commercial Art46commercial photography, cinematography, photography, printmaking
Security and Law Enforcement41criminology, criminal justice and police
Mathematics41mathematics, applied mathematics
Fine Arts40art history and criticism, painting, sculpture, ceramics
Transportation39aviation tech, aviation operations
Engineering Technician38industrial tech, environmental engineering tech, electronics tech
Music35music performance, music history and theory, voice, piano, music theory and composition
Art Studies30art studies, visual and performing arts
Conservation and Resource Management17environmental studies
Design14graphic design
Religion and Philosophy13philosophy, religion

Contact: Ohio University

Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

General Phone: (740) 593-1000


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