Ohio University Credit Union

Overview / Commentary
944 E State St
Athens, OH 45701

Ohio University Credit Union is headquartered in Athens and is the 18th largest credit union in the state of Ohio. It is also the 714th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1955 and as of June of 2021, it had grown to 97 employees and 25,674 members at 3 locations. Ohio University Credit Union has an A+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership is open to anyone through joining either the Athens Friends of the Library ($10 fee) or Ohio University Friends of the Libraries ($30 fee). Membership is also open to employees, retirees, alumni and students of Ohio University or Hocking College and employees of over 50 area Select Employer Groups.
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Reviews (2)

I love my credit union

I had an account at this bank for many years, starting when I became an Ohio University student. There was no fee for having the account, and it worked very well. There are many ATM locations in the Athens area, and the bank is also linked to a network of no-fee ATMs, but I'm not sure exactly what as I never tried to go to the ATM outside of Athens. They had one quirk I had never seen before: they allowed withdrawals as low as $5 from ATMs. This was an excellent convenience especially for a college student who typically has very little money. One issue is that when I had an account I had to watch my balance very closely because purchases would disappear then re-appear and suddenly I would have a lot less money than I thought, but that's more my issue than it is this bank's issue. I highly recommend this bank. They were very helpful and a good resource for a college student or young adult. If you are in the Ohio University ecosystem this bank is a no-brainer.

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Having used Ohio University Credit Union for many years now in regards to both Checking & Savings accounts I would say they have been very reliable. Their online offering is acceptable for a smaller credit union. Their app is very functional as well as their browser site. Their fees have been very low and even non-existent at times when you'd typically expect them to be there. For example, I had overdrawn my checking account with them one time as a college student and there were no fees. I was just required to pay back the amount as soon as possible. With other institutions this could have easily been a $45 fee or higher. I think they are very reasonable in this regard. Their customer service has always been good for me. They are friendly and responsive to any issues that I have had and continue to never let me down in that regard. Signing up for my checking and savings accounts with them was an easy and friendly process. The people that work here are very friendly in person, if you opt to set up your account through a walk-in. I would highly recommend this credit union if you are located around the greatern Athens, Ohio area.


Health Grade Components

NCUA #61048
Year Chartered1955
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.22%
Return on Equity - YTD11.92%
Annual Interest Income$7.5MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$471.9MM$416.5MM
LoansQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$332.3MM$303.4MM
DepositsQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$418.1MM$365.0MM
Equity CapitalQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$47.9MM$45.3MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$4.4MM$3.2MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$942.00K$727.00K
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2021vs Q2 2020$0$0
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Ohio University Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.41%*$250k*-IRA Money Max Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.26% Up to $50k | 0.31% $50k - $100k | 0.36% $100k - $250k
0.36%*$250k*-Money Max Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.21% Up to $50k | 0.26% $50k - $100k | 0.31% $100k - $250k
0.36%*$250k*-Business Money Max Saving
OTHER TIERS: 0.21% Up to $50k | 0.26% $50k - $100k | 0.31% $100k - $250k
0.10%--IRA Passbook
0.10%--Coverdell Education Savings Account
0.10%--Roth IRA Passbook
0.05%$10-Regular Share
0.05%--Christmas Club
0.05%--Vacation Club
0.05%$10-Business Regular Share

Ohio University Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.10%$500-Dividend Checking

Ohio University Credit Union CD Rates

0.60%$500-60 Month Share Certificate
0.55%$500-48-59 Month Share Certificate
0.50%$500-36-47 Month Share Certificate
0.45%$500-30-35 Month Share Certificate
0.40%$500-24-29 Month Share Certificate
0.35%$500-18-23 Month Share Certificate
0.30%$500-12-17 Month Share Certificate
0.25%$500-6-11 Month Share Certificate
0.05%$500-3-5 Month Share Certificate

Ohio University Credit Union IRA Rates

2.00%-$6k12 Month Easy Save IRA Certificate
0.60%$500-60 Month IRA Certificate
0.55%$500-48-59 Month IRA Certificate
0.50%$500-36-47 Month IRA Certificate
0.45%$500-30-35 Month IRA Certificate
0.40%$500-24-29 Month IRA Certificate
0.35%$500-18-23 Month IRA Certificate
0.30%$500-12-17 Month IRA Certificate
0.25%$500-6-11 Month IRA Certificate
0.05%$500-3-5 Month IRA Certificate

Ohio University Credit Union Locations
Branch Office90 S Shafer StAthens, OH 45701-2309
Branch Office944 E State StAthens, OH 45701
Branch Office12 W Union StAthens, OH 45701

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