Ohio University provides its students with enriched learning opportunities, which are aimed at enhancing their personal and intellectual growth. Established in 1804, the university has grown into one of the leading public universities in the nation that edifies a large number of students from across the world, belonging to diverse communities, and backgrounds. With the sophisticated core values and education system, Ohio University ensures that all capable students have access to the quality educational resources available at the university. The advanced research centers, libraries, and recreation centers including Baker University Center, Alden library, and Charles J Ping Recreation Center add to the learning experience of the aspiring professionals and prepare them to face the challenges of the professional world.
The university is divided into following colleges:
- College of Fine Arts
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Russ College of Engineering and Technology
- College of Business
- Honors Tutorial College
- College of Health Sciences and Professions
- Scripps College of Communication
- Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services
- University College
These colleges further comprise of distinct schools and departments. Students who wish to get enrolled in undergraduate level degrees can easily find the college/school of their choice and those who are set to get admissions in the graduate degree programs can choose from 188 master's degrees and more than 50 doctoral programs offered at Ohio University.
The university is recognized by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award post-secondary degrees.
The admission requisites for all programs vary, however, students applying for undergraduate degrees are required to have a high school diploma and those who wish to study for the graduate level degrees are required to have undergraduate degrees from US recognized colleges/universities.
The major forms of financial aid available to qualifying students at Ohio University comprise of loans, grants and fellowships, and employment opportunities. Students can simply submit the FASFA at the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (OSFAS),. The eligibility criterion for international students may differ.