Athens, Ohio


Ohio University is located in the beautiful, safe city of Athens.  State Parks are just a short drive from the city. Athens enjoys four seasons.

Athens, Ohio

Athens, Ohio

In each season, students can participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, boating, and skiing.

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Major cities close to Athens are Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. OPIE will arrange to meet you at the airport and drive you to campus. You will need to fly to the airport in Columbus, Ohio.  You can arrange transportation to Athens through Ohio University or use a public bus service.


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