Ohio University welcomes more than 4,000 incoming freshmen to our Athens campus each year. And with more than 250 academic programs available, you can find the major that's right for you at OHIO.
Check out the sections below for more information on how to prepare for admission to Ohio University.
The following items indicate the average ranges of the middle 50 percent of our Fall 2014 freshman class in a variety of academic areas:
Undergraduate Admissions looks for evidence of academic preparation in a strong college-preparatory curriculum when reviewing applications for admission. We consider the following criteria:
Some of our programs have more selective criteria above and beyond general admission guidelines.
Ohio University strongly recommends that all applicants complete the following college-preparatory high school coursework:
In addition to your application and related fee, you must have an official high school transcript submitted by your high school counselor and official SAT or ACT scores submitted directly from the testing agency or from your high school. These items can be submitted electronically or mailed to:
Chubb Hall 120
1 Ohio University
Athens OH 45701
You can send optional application materials, such as essays, letters of recommendation, and/or lists of extra-curricular interests and activities to the same address or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a home-schooled student, you must submit written verification from the appropriate school district that you have been excused from compulsory attendance for home education; a personal statement discussing your academic preparation for college; and one of the following:
Ready to apply? Your application materials must include an official high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores sent directly from the testing agency or from your high school.