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The OHIO Freshman Experience

At Ohio University, you will join a 217-year tradition of academic excellence. You will also find a close-knit college community and a wide array of opportunities to get involved. Discover who you can be at OHIO!

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Life at OHIO

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    Focus on Academics


    In our 250+ academic programs, you can expect challenging coursework, exciting research and creative activity, strong support services, and real-world experience to help realize your potential.

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    Living on Campus


    At OHIO, your residence hall is a place to live, learn, and grow. We're committed to your health and safety, scholarship, student development, citizenship, and diversity -- right where you live.

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    Getting Involved


    From club sports to community service, you can choose your own way to get involved in one of OHIO's 650+ student organizations.

Freshman Resources

 

Freshman Class Profile

The following items indicate the average ranges of the middle 50 percent of our fall 2021 freshman class in a variety of academic areas:

  • Top 12-44% of their graduating high school classes
  • Average composite ACT score of 22-27*
  • Average combined SAT score of 1090-1280 (math + evidence-based reading and writing)*
  • Average high school grade point average of 3.59 (on a 4.0 scale)


*Beginning with the 2021 class, test score values only reflect scores that were used in admissions decisions.

98%
Freshmen who receive financial aid
$0
Tuition increase over four years
12
OHIO Fulbrights (2021)
Top 10
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Important Dates

  • OHIO Showcase

    May 13, 2022

    Prospective first-year students and their families can register now for these fun one-day events and get the scoop on life at OHIO.

  • Bobcat Student Orientation

    Beginning February 1

    Don't forget to sign up for Bobcat Student Orientation, which is required for incoming first-year and transfer students.

  • Ensure Final Transcripts Are Sent to OHIO

    June 30, 2022

    Request that your final transcripts be sent to Undergraduate Admissions.

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