Many academic programs have different selective admissions guidelines and procedures for transfer students.
View special procedures and deadlines for selective transfer programs.
To successfully complete the application process, you will need to follow these steps. Please note that if you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may download the free version to view the PDF documents referenced below.
Carefully read all Application Instructions. Note priority dates, deadlines and any special application requirements for the program you are pursuing.
Complete the online application form. If you prefer, you can download a paper application on our forms page.
Submit your application fee. If completing an online application, you will be required to submit payment electronically. For paper applications, you must include a check or money order.
Request that official transcripts be sent from all previously attended institutions. Transcripts issued to and delivered by students are not considered official.
If you have completed less than 20 semester or 30 quarter hours of college coursework, please submit your high school transcripts. If you have been out of high school for less than one year, also submit an official ACT or SAT score.
If you have been out of high school for more than 3 months or there are any gaps in your post-secondary education, please provide an account of these gaps by completing a missing time statement.
Submit all application materials to the address below:
Chubb Hall 120
1 Ohio University
Athens OH 45701
Optional Application Materials
You may also wish to submit an essay, letters of recommendation, and/or a statement of your extra-curricular interests and activities. In most cases, these items are optional. Refer to the Application Instructions for more information about specific requirements for the academic program you are pursuing.
Changing your Entry Term
In most cases, a student's offer for admission to Ohio University is valid for one academic year. An updated Undergraduate Application for Admission and Scholarships is required in order to change the intended entry term. Because of the previous application, a request form can be submitted to waive the application fee.