Ohio University, which is located in Athens, Ohio, is also the oldest higher education institution in the state of Ohio. Founded in 1804, it has since developed over 250 undergraduate programs. It places much emphasis on excellence, which is apparent in the number of citations it has received from various institutions.

Ohio University has been cited for academic quality and value by such publications as U.S. News and World Report, America’s 100 Best College Buys, Princeton Review’s Best Colleges, and Peterson’s Guide to Competitive Colleges. The John Templeton Foundation has also recognized Ohio University as one of the top character-building institutions in the country. Currently, Ohio University ranks first in the state of Ohio for nationally competitive awards won by its students.

Aside from the various programs in each of its colleges, Ohio University also offers online degree programs. These include Masteral courses in Health Administration, Coaching Education, Athletic Administration, and Engineering Management. Online programs from Early Childhood Generalist 4th/5th Grade Endorsement, RN-to-BSN for health care partners, and Community College Partnerships are also available.

In keeping with its dedication to excellence, Ohio University maintains high standards for admission. Applications may be sent online.

Tuition fees vary by program as well as the number of units to be taken. The university provides a tuition fee estimator on its website to help students get an idea of how much a semester will cost. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is open during regular working hours on weekdays to assist students who may need some form of financial assistance to support their studies.

Ohio University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also recognized by a a number of professional accrediting institutions.