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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

Equivalency Guides

Transfer and advising guides explain how courses taken at one of our community college partners meet the requirements for OHIO's bachelor's degree completion programs.

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.

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  • 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.

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  • Getting Involved

    From club sports to community service, you can choose your own way to get involved from more than 500 student organizations.

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Admitted Students

The transfer process can seem a bit overwhelming, but we will work with you. Here are all of your next steps to enroll as a transfer student at OHIO.

Visit Ohio University

The best way to experience OHIO is to visit our campus. Choose from daily or group visits or join us for a special visit program designed for transfer students.


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Important Dates

  • August 23, 2018

    Bobcat Student Orientation

    Incoming transfer students who did not attend Bobcat Student Orientation in June must attend Aug. 23.

  • August 24, 2018


    Residence halls open for new students Aug. 24. Plan to arrive according to move-in schedule.

  • December 1, 2018

    Spring Transfer Deadline

    Application priority date for spring 2019 is December 1.

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



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