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Imagine all you can achieve with an Ohio University degree. At Ohio University Chillicothe, you can begin your college career, transfer to our campus or fulfill your general education requirements before completing your degree in Athens or elsewhere.


Explore our degrees and certificate options and imagine yourself in a rewarding career. We offer 20 academic programs to meet your needs – associate, bachelor and certificate programs are available on campus and online.


Our small campus setting allows you to get a personalized educational experience with faculty who are leaders in their fields. Imagine a learning environment that’s tailored to you.


Want to learn more? You can visit Ohio University Chillicothe to discover all that we have to offer during any of our Open House Friday's sessions. Call 740.774.7240 to schedule your visit.


Click here for a printable version of the Ohio University Chillicothe Brochure in .PDF Format



Follow these steps to get started at Ohio University Chillicothe.

1. Apply online or by requesting an application by calling or visiting campus.

Return your application with $20 application fee.

2. Call or write your high school or the Ohio GED office to arrange for your final

transcripts to be sent to:

Ohio University Chillicothe Campus
Office of Admissions
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

3. If you have completed prior college coursework, call or write the colleges attended

and have official transcript(s) sent to the address listed above.

4. Complete the ACT of SAT (only required for students of our high school less than 1

year) or take the placement exam. Exams can be scheduled by calling the Ohio University Chillicothe testing center at 740.774.7754

5. Attend orientation. Invitations to our new student orientation will be mailed to



Ohio University Chillicothe has an on-campus veterans service office to help our transitioning veterans receive the help they need to navigate the application process. View our step by step process (here) or contact our Veteran’s Service Office at 740.772.7730.




Placement Testing: All new, incoming freshmen that have not taken the ACT or SAT in the last two years (and transfer students who have not taken freshman-level math and/or English) must take the Compass Placement Test. The Placement Test will examine a student's math, english, and reading skills. Academic advisors will use the results of this test to place students in the proper courses. The placement test requires advanced registration at no charge. No calculators are permitted. Note* - Individuals who do not have an OHIO ID and password will need to create an account on the testing registration site before the test can be scheduled. To register click (here) or call 740.774.7754.


Orientation: Students are required to attend an orientation which is designed to acquaint them with the campus. Orientation provides an opportunity for students to complete necessary paperwork, discuss questions with faculty and staff, meet with academic advisors and familiarize themselves with Ohio University Chillicothe. Due to limited seating, registration is required. Click (here) to register or call 740.774.7241.


Re-Enrollment Information: If you have attended Ohio University since 1985 but are not currently enrolled and would to like return to Ohio University, PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION PRIOR to completing the Re-Enrollment Form. The Re-Enrollment Form is available (here). If you have questions, please contact the Student Services Office at 740.774.7240 or 877.462.6824


Financial Aid: Students can also apply for other financial aid opportunities by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at each year after October 1 of each year for the following summer, fall, and spring semesters using the previous years tax information.


By completing the FAFSA, students can apply for the Federal Pell Grant, Ohio College Opportunity Grant, federal student loans, work-study, and other types of aid. For first consideration of federal campus based aid at Ohio University, students should file the FAFSA no later than February to meet the first priority deadline of March 15. When completing the FAFSA, use school code: 003102 and Ohio University main campus code: 003100.

The Ohio University Chillicothe Financial Aid Office is happy to assist you with your financial aid questions and completion of your FAFSA. We have computers in our office area to give you personalized assistance. Join us for FAFSA Workshops each Friday at 11:00 a.m. immediately following the Open House Fridays.

For detailed information on financial aid, visit our financial aid and scholarships page by clicking (here).




Beth Barnes

Student Recruitment Coordinator

Bennett Hall 139 A

T: 740.774.7755