About OHIO University
Founded in Athens in 1804 as Ohio's first university and the first in the historic Northwest Territory, OHIO is a research university (Carnegie classification: high activity), a full-service university of long standing with a worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation. The scenic college community of more than 40,000 residents is nestled among the wooded Appalachian foothills and is surrounded by multiple cultures, including those of small communities and numerous rural school districts. OHIO University enrolls more than 36,000 students across its campuses.
Teacher Preparation at OHIO
Driven by inquiry, the curriculum for the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows program at OHIO uses a variety of pedagogical approaches such as seminars, field studies, and traditional courses. The coursework is integrated with classroom experience and supported by faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Patton College of Education and the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, as well as by practicing middle school and high school teachers. Selected Fellows receive a full tuition scholarship. For Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows at OHIO University, teaching licenses are available for middle school mathematics and science, or for high school chemistry, earth science, life science, physical science, physics, and mathematics. More information.
Schools/Districts Working with OHIO
OHIO will partner with the following rural southeast Ohio schools/districts:
- Athens City School District
- Alexander Local Schools
- Logan-Hocking Schools
- Nelsonville-York City School District
- Tri-County Vocational School
- Vinton County Local Schools
Tuition and Assistance at OHIO
Fellows are awarded a full tuition scholarship to attend OHIO. Click here for more Ohio partner university tuition information.