Ohio University is one of the finest public universities in America ranking among the top 2 percent of public institutions. Ohio is the 9th oldest public university in the United States and has produced many distinguished alumni including leaders in research, business, media, and even a Nobel Laureate! Ohio offers over 250 undergraduate majors, 150 masters and 58 doctoral programs. Among their many distinguished departments are the undergraduate business program (ranked top 50 in the US by Business Week), the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism (ranked top 5 in the US by Writer’s Digest) and the Russ College of Engineering & Technology, home of the “Russ Prize” (the top bioengineering prize in the world). Ohio offers over 350 student organizations and clubs to participate in so there are lots of things to do. In addition, Ohio is a Division 1 NCAA school with nationally ranked sports
Ohio University is located in the welcoming and safe college town of Athens in southeastern Ohio. The town is rich in history and has a thriving arts and music scene. Located on the banks of the Hockings River in scenic Appalachia, Athens’ rolling hills, scenic lakes, and natural beauty make it an ideal setting for both study and recreation. Hiking and biking are popular outdoor activities that students can enjoy throughout the year. Students can also enjoy swimming, iceskating, golf and tennis in the modern facilities on campus.