Ohio University


We would like your feedback on the recent changes.

complete survey

Undergraduate Admissions

The Best Student-Centered
Learning Experience In America

Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where students realize their promise in more than 250 different academic programs. OHIO is the university that fits what you want to do and who you want to be. It’s the place where you can be yourself—and become your best self! Apply to Ohio University today!

Get Your Application Started

Important Dates

  • August 1, 2018

    Common App Is Open

    The Common App opened August 1 for fall 2019 online applications to Ohio University.

  • August 23, 2018

    Bobcat Student Orientation

    Students who did not attend BSO in June must attend Aug. 23 (transfer) or Aug. 24 (freshmen).

  • September 22, 2018

    Discovery Day

    Registration is open for OHIO Discovery Day, an open house for prospective first-year students.

The OHIO Guarantee

The OHIO Guarantee® sets the standard among Ohio’s public institutions of higher education by taking the guesswork out of budgeting for college. The OHIO Guarantee is a cohort based, level-rate tuition, housing, dining, and fee model that assures students and their families a set of comprehensive rates for the pursuit of an undergraduate degree at Ohio University. Tuition, housing, dining, and fee rates established at enrollment remain unchanged for 12 consecutive semesters.

The OHIO Guarantee


Ranking for student satisfaction

Best Buy

According to Fiske Guide to Colleges


Employed/enrolled in grad school within a year


Ranking for Best College Small Town

Request Info

Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.



Ask a real question like: How do I apply?

View the Top 10 Questions

Ready to Take the Next Step