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Ohio University - Athens Campus is a public institution located in Athens, Ohio. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Athens draws many to the area.

$33,875 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

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Ohio University - Athens Campus Rankings

Out of the 68 colleges in Ohio, OHIO Athens is ranked at #11.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at OHIO Athens.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Ohio University - Athens Campus?


Contact details for OHIO Athens are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 020 Chubb Hall, Athens, OH 45701-2979
Phone: 740-593-1000

How Do I Get Into OHIO Athens?

You can apply to OHIO Athens online at:

Admission Requirements for OHIO Athens

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into OHIO Athens?

87% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
25% Submit SAT Scores
Since OHIO Athens has an acceptance rate of 87%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 88%.

Average Test Scores

About 25% of students accepted to OHIO Athens submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Ohio University - Athens Campus  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Ohio University - Athens Campus  ( 520 to 620 )
OHIO Athens received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Ohio University - Athens Campus  ( 20 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for Ohio University - Athens Campus  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Ohio University - Athens Campus  ( 21 to 26 )

Can I Afford Ohio University - Athens Campus?

$33,875 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
6.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of OHIO Athens is $33,875. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At OHIO Athens, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $8,677 a year. That adds up to $34,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at OHIO Athens is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Ohio University - Athens Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

14,676 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,284 undergraduate students at OHIO Athens, with 14,676 being full-time and 4,608 being part-time.


There are also 6,430 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 14,676 full-time undergraduates at OHIO Athens, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ohio University - Athens Campus students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 169
Black or African American 778
Hispanic or Latino 543
White 12,050
International Students 229
Other Races/Ethnicities 907

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Ohio University - Athens Campus. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 100 countries are represented at OHIO Athens. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Ohio University - Athens Campus

8,657 Took All Classes Online
22,305 Took At Least One Class Online
1.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 4 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at OHIO Athens. In 2019-2020, 22,305 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at OHIO Athens has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of OHIO Athens

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Ohio University - Athens Campus was $11,075 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $20,039. The following table shows how OHIO Athens is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing #1 #1

Online Growth Rankings of OHIO Athens

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ohio University - Athens Campus was 1.9%. This is the #1,169 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at OHIO Athens regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at OHIO Athens ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at OHIO Athens.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing #12
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #154

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Ohio University - Athens Campus Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0
Nursing Administration 0
Nursing Practice 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing 0
Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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