Ohio University

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!

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Important Dates

  • Chat for Out-of-State Prospective Students

    September 27, 2018

    Meet other students and get answers to your most important questions.

  • FAFSA Opens

    October 1, 2018

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be open October 1, 2018, for students enrolling fall 2019 and beyond.

  • Freshman Early Action Deadline

    December 1, 2018

    Early action gives fall 2019 applicants priority consideration.

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

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According to Fiske Guide to Colleges


Employed/enrolled in grad school within a year


Ranking for Best College Small Town

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