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COVID-19 response:

An important message from the director of Undergraduate Admissions.

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Undergraduate Admissions

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At Ohio University, our faculty never settle, and neither should you. OHIO strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where students move their ideas into action in more than 250 different academic programs. Here, you can create the change you seek and experience undeniable outcomes. Apply to Ohio University today!

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Important Dates

  • Sign Up for Bobcat Student Orientation

    June-August 2020

    New dates added for BSO, which is required for incoming first-year and transfer students.

  • Prepare for Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO)

    June-August 2020

    Complete pre-BSO activities including major change, modules, placement tests, etc. to prepare for orientation.

  • Common App Opens Soon

    August 2020

    The Common App will open soon for fall 2020 transfer applications to Ohio University.

The OHIO Guarantee+

At Ohio University, we have long been committed to affordability, predictability, and cost transparency through our OHIO Guarantee, providing level-rate tuition, housing, dining, and fees locked in for 12 consecutive semesters. Now, we’re taking that commitment to a whole new level by delivering an individualized graduation plan that ensures you’ll graduate on time and on plan, or we’ll make it right, including covering the cost of additional courses if necessary. That way, you know the total cost of college from the start. Plus, we’re expanding access to alumni-only scholarships for continuing education as well as career counseling for life. It goes beyond a guaranteed price to deliver real return on your investment. It's the OHIO Guarantee+.

The OHIO Guarantee+


Ranking for student satisfaction

Best Value

According to U.S. News & World Report


Employed/enrolled in grad school within a year


Ranking for Best College Small Town

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