Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701
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Ohio University-Main Campus is one of the thirty-six public 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in Athens town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 29,369 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 4,049 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3,239 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 80%). Every year 64% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students29,369
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1975 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/13/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1080 to 1260
ACT22 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$563/credit
In State Students$563/credit
Out of State Students$1,029/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$599/credit
In State Students$599/credit
Out of State Students$1,095/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $25,335 $25,335 $46,305
ADN 70 $39,410 $39,410 $72,030
BSN 125 $70,375 $70,375 $128,625
FNP 50 $29,950 $29,950 $54,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Ohio University-Main Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 28% $4,149
Other Federal Grant 8% $1,946
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,616
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 83% $4,469
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,492
Private Loans 13% $13,412


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,159
$30,001 to $48,000$18,239
$48,001 to $75,000$21,343
$75,001 to $110,000$23,977
Over $110,000$24,841

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Ohio University-Main Campus
020 Chubb Hall
Athens, OH 45701

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