Ohio University Correctional Education
1 Ohio University
Haning Hall 102
Athens, OH 45701

Website: www.ohio.edu
Email: correctional@ohio.edu
Phone: 800-444-2420

Since 1974, Ohio University’s Correctional Education has provided an opportunity for incarcerated students to study through print-based courses, earn college credit, and work toward an Ohio University degree.

Students who want to learn — but aren’t interested in a degree — can take a few courses or complete a legal studies certificate. View the degree and certificate options below:


Ohio University

Correctional Education
Haning Hall 102
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701-2979


Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission

Tuition: $340 per credit hour (resident); $343 per credit hour (non-resident)

Payment Plan: None

Textbooks: Included in Tuition and sent directly from the publisher in a manner your prison will accept.

Transfer: Various means of transfer credit accepted

Time Limit: 8 months; 3 four-month extensions possible

Degrees: Associate in Applied Business; Associate of Arts (emphasis areas: Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities); Associate in Individual Studies; Associate of Science; Bachelor of Specialized Studies; Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies

Course Categories: Astronomy; Business Management Technology; English; Environmental; French; Geography; History; Marketing; Mathematics; Nutrition; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Spanish; Technical & Applied Studies; University College

Course Delivery: Paper-based

Media Component: Some courses require media. The course list includes information about what is required.

Catalog: A 10-page comprehensive information packet (2015) will be sent upon request.

Application Fee: $25

Founded: 1974

Comments: This is a very good school. The Correctional Education program is a blessing to all incarcerated students. All courses are paper-based.