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The OHIO Transfer Experience

Ohio University is the place that fits your educational needs, whether you are transferring to the Athens Campus for a classic residential college experience, or if you are completing your degree online or at a regional campus.

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Am I a transfer student?

All campuses of Ohio University consider you to be a transfer applicant if you have completed more than 9 semester hours or 12 quarter hours at another regionally accredited institution after graduating from high school.

Transfer Resources

Life at OHIO


    Focus on Academics

    In our more than 250 academic programs, you can expect challenging coursework, exciting research and creative activity, and real-world experience to help realize your potential.


    Living on Campus

    At OHIO, your residence hall is a place to live, learn, and grow. We're committed to your health and safety, scholarship, student development, citizenship, and diversity -- right where you live.


    Getting Involved

    From club sports to community service, you can choose your own way to get involved from more than 650 student organizations.


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Important Dates

  • Bobcat Student Orientation

    July 29-August 19, 2021

    Incoming students who have not attended orientation should sign up for a newly opened July/August date.

  • Common App Opens Soon

    August 2021

    The Common App will open soon for fall 2022 applications to Ohio University.

  • Move-In Days for New Bobcats

    August 19-22, 2021

    Residence halls open for new students August 19-22. Plan to arrive according to move-in schedule.

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


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