You are a freshman applicant if you have or will soon receive a high school diploma or General Education Development diploma.
Learn about application deadlines and guidelines for freshmen.
You are a transfer applicant if you have completed more than 9 semester hours (12 quarter hours) at another institution after you graduated from high school.
Learn about application deadlines and guidelines for transfer students.
You are an international applicant if you have or will have a temporary visa and do not have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent resident status (a “green card”).
Learn about application deadlines and guidelines for international students.
You are an online applicant if you plan to work toward an associate or bachelor's degree taking only OHIO Online classes.
Learn about application deadlines and guidelines for online students.
You are a nondegree applicant if you plan to take a limited number of courses at OHIO and are not interested in earning a degree at this time. If you later wish to enter a degree program, you will need to reapply for admission.
College Credit Plus
Ohio University’s College Credit Plus (CC+) program can help secondary students earn college credit and satisfy high school graduation requirements at the same time by taking college-level courses.
You are a re-enrolling applicant if you were previously enrolled as a degree-seeking student at OHIO and decided to take a fall or spring semester off (or longer) before returning. Taking the summer off does not make you a re-enrolling student.
Ohio University offers a number of summer enrollment options, whether you are a high school student, attending a special camp or workshop, getting an early start on fall enrollment, or attending courses during the summer at OHIO when you are enrolled at another university.
Registration is open for OHIO Discovery Day, an in-person event for prospective first-year students.
FAFSA Opens October 1
October 1, 2023
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens October 1, 2022, for students enrolling fall 2023 and beyond.