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Opportunity Close to Home

Regional Higher Education

At Ohio University, we know how important it is to live a meaningful life invested in your communities — with a career that makes a difference for your neighbors, families and friends. We are committed to helping you do just that — by providing you with an affordable, flexible, and career-focused education that’s close to home.

Our students are exposed to hands-on, experiential learning coursework through our dozens of community partnerships — in programs that also match the local job market, like nursing, teaching, business, social work, and more.

With the quality education and experiences you'll gain at one of our regional campuses, you'll be ready to walk out our doors and right into an in-demand career. 

Forever Invested in Your Success

Supportive. Generous. Renewable.

  • Regional Advantage Awards

    The OHIO Regional Advantage Awards program offers a set of renewable scholarships and awards for first-year, degree-seeking students who are new to an Ohio University regional campus for fall 2024.

    The OHIO Regional Advantage Awards program recognizes exemplary academic achievement within our regional communities. In this versatile scholarship program, some awards can be combined for generous scholarship packages.

  • Regional Promise

    The OHIO Regional Promise is a scholarship program for Pell-eligible first-year students with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA to cover the remaining cost of tuition and mandatory fees to earn a degree at one of OHIO’s five regional campuses.

    Those students will also be eligible for a guaranteed One OHIO scholarship if they choose to finish their degree by relocating to the Athens campus.

9,400+ Students
enrolled through OHIO's regional campuses in Fall 2022
77 Years
OHIO's regional campuses have been serving students throughout Southeastern Ohio since 1946
700+ Degrees
earned by regional campus students in 2021-22 academic year
Over $1.8 M
in regional campus scholarships awarded in Fall 2022

Program Spotlight: Nursing

Named a best nursing BSN program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, Ohio University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is focused on educating nurses who will provide the highest standards of patient care. Our nursing program is available at each of our regional campuses and provides students with on-campus classroom lectures, simulation, and lab activities as well as clinical experiences.


Learn More About Our Nursing Program

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