Ohio University-Main Campus


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: Ohio


Ohio University-Main Campus combines all the advantages of a major university with the appeal of a caring and personal atmosphere. Ohio University offers a distinctive undergraduate educational experience, with 250 majors, and excellent focused graduate programs. Superior research and creativity strengthen the University's educational mission. If there ever was a college town, Athens is it. The university's intellectual and cultural environment blends well with Athens' lively small-town atmosphere to create a setting where students enjoy a quality of life that is difficult to match.

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Total Students: 21369
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Faculty: 950

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
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Athens Ohio 45701

Website: http://www.ohio.edu

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Main Phone: 740-593-1000

Additional Campuses:
Ohio University-Chillicothe
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Ohio University-Lancaster
1570 Granville Pike
Lancaster, Ohio 43130-1037

Ohio University-Southern
1804 Liberty Ave
Ironton, Ohio 45638

Ohio University-Zanesville
1425 Newark Rd.
Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Ohio University-Eastern
45425 National Rd W
St Clairsville, Ohio 43950

Admissions Contact:
Robert Callahan
Associate Director for Transfer Initiatives, Undergraduate Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Didi Chilcott
Admissions Advisor, Undergraduate Admissions

International Admissions Contact:
Joyce Pae
Associate Director, International Admission

Athletics Contact:
Amy Dean
Senior Associate Athletic Director, Administration and Sport Programs

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average on all work attempted is required for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses where a grade of at least a C- has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
Minimum credits - 30 quarters (20 semester) credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT scores are required if applying with less than 30 quarter (20 semester) credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
While letters of recommendation are not required, they are encouraged.

Essay(s) required:
While not required, an essay and/or personal statement of extra-curricular interests and activities is recommended.

Application Fee:
Yes, $45 nonrefundable fee must be submitted with the application.

Other Requirements:
Special consideration is given to non-traditional students over the age of 25 or a veteran with two or more years of military service. Many academic programs have different selective admissions guidelines and procedures for transfer students.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1434

Transfers Accepted: 971

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 68%

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General Financial Aid Information:
A limited number of competitive transfer scholarships are available for the fall quarter only. For Financial Aid complete a FAFSA no later than February 15. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 740-593-4141 or financial.aid@ohio.edu.

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