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Alumni Residences


A look at where Ohio University alumni reside

Taylor Johnston / For The Post

After graduating from college, many former students register to be a part of the Ohio University Alumni Association.

According to the 2018 OU Factbook, about 237,000 alumni live in the United States and about 8,600 live internationally.

The five states that have the most OU alumni are Ohio, with about 144,700 alumni; California, with about 8,000; Florida, with about 8,000; Pennsylvania, with about 7,000 and New York, with about 5,000.

Ohio University Alumni in the United States

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Erica Lipscomb, the associate director for external relations of the OU Alumni Association, said the association is more than 150 years old.

“We have alumni all across the country and the globe,” she said in an email. “We (also) have 54 alumni chapters and societies, all are led by alumni volunteers.”

Membership to the association is free to all OU graduates.

As a member of the association, one can take part in events and services, Lipscomb said.

“Each year the OAA, in partnership with our volunteer groups, campus partners, hosts close to 300 events a year,” she said in an email. “These events range from professional networking, student networking, family outings, game watches, as well as community service projects.”

Other benefits of being in the association include discounts on services such as banking, insurance and travel, according to the OU Alumni Association’s website.

Development by: Taylor Johnston / For The Post

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