Famous Alumni of Ohio University - Celebrities from Ohio University

Situated in Athens, Ohio is one of America’s oldest universities, Ohio University. Since its commencement of classes began in 1809, the university has grown and branched out in order to be one of the finest universities of the United States. With an overall enrollment of over 40,000, the university practices an enrollment process with selective admission wherein the international student enrollment of over 1700 is also present. The campus extends over a beautiful property lined with trees, and buildings that have been designated as a National Historic Landmark. Ohio University offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of Arts & Science, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering and Medicine. The university has been rewarded with many honorable titles over the years by World Report, BusinessWeek, Forbes and Princeton Review for its academic excellence. Both, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs have deemed Ohio University as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars, in the past. The university is well-known for producing various personalities who have achieved and contributed immensely in their respective areas of expertise. Roderick J. McDavis, Matt Lauer and Nancy Cartwright are some notable individuals who started their journey to success from Ohio University. Here is a list of some more famous personalities who top the list as Ohio University alumni.

Check out the list of notable Ohio University alumni. Some of the notable Ohio University students are Paul Newman, Matt Lauer and Jonathan Edwards.

The Most Famous Alumni of Ohio University

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Matt LauerDecember 30, 1957AmericanMatt Lauer is an American Television host and reporter best known as a long-running co-host of the TV show ‘Today’
Paul NewmanJanuary 26, 1925AmericanPaul Newman was an Academy Award winning American actor and also a prominent philanthropist
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan1952Indian, British, AmericanVenkatraman Ramakrishnan is a British-American structural biologist of Indian origin
Jonathan EdwardsOctober 5, 1703AmericanJonathan Edwards was a philosopher and theologian who played a significant role in shaping Protestant beliefs during the 18th century
Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Paul Newman was an Academy Award winning American actor and also a prominent philanthropist

AmericanJanuary 26, 1925220 views

Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer is an American Television host and reporter best known as a long-running co-host of the TV show ‘Today’

AmericanDecember 30, 1957344 views

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards was a philosopher and theologian who played a significant role in shaping Protestant beliefs during the 18th century

AmericanOctober 5, 1703114 views

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is a British-American structural biologist of Indian origin

Indian1952170 views