Ohio University is a public research university located in Athens, Ohio. The university was founded in 1804 and is the oldest university in Ohio. Ohio University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including business, education, engineering, and journalism. The university is known for its strong programs in journalism and communication, as well as its nationally ranked sports teams. Ohio University has a diverse student body, with students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The university is committed to providing a high-quality education at an affordable price, and has been recognized for its value and affordability.