Ohio University

Ohio University

Athens, Ohio, United States

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established Established :

1804 (charter)

campus University Type and Campus :

Rural, 1,850 acres (7.5 km2) on the Athens campus

Ohio University is a major public research university in Athens, Ohio, United States. One of America's oldest universities, its charter was proposed in 1787, and approved in 1804, and opened for students in 1809. As of 2014, the Athens campus had 23,300 students; the other five campuses had approximately 10,000, and eLearning 5,900.

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Motto: Religion, Learning, Civility; Above All, Virtue

Endowment: $550 million

Administrative staff: 2,187

Students: 38,000 (as of 2016

Undergraduates: 23,000 main campus (2013)

Postgraduates: 3,645 (2013)

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