Ohio University

Athens, Ohio, United States
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where more than 37,000 students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms.


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 will be the nation’s best transformative learning community where students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders.

Ohio University Core Values

  • Excellence is our hallmark: Outstanding people, ideas, and programs drive our educational mission.
  • Integrity, civility, and diversity define our community: These values guide our leadership in a global society.
  • Stewardship enhances our legacy: As Ohio’s first institution of public higher education, we are mindful of our accountability to the public trust.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)



Carnegie classification

Research University (high activity)

U.S. News and World Report ranking [2014]

68th among public national universities

1st in nation for overall student satisfaction, based on a myplan.com survey ranking more than 600 colleges and universities.

2nd on Policy Mic's list of the "12 Top Colleges Where Students Get the Best Bang for Their Buck"

Listed among the top producers of Fulbright Award-winning students nationwide by The Chronicle of Higher Education [201213]

World's top M.B.A./Master of Sports Administration Program according to SportBusiness International magazine's 2012 rankings, placing first overall and in the categories of course teaching, job support, extracurricular support, and total satisfaction

4th in nation for research ROI, based on licensing revenue [FY2011]

The Global Study Awards

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Athens, Ohio, United States