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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.


  • Ohio University is proud to be named on Phi Theta Kappa's annual Transfer Honor Roll for its fourth consecutive year, marking us as a top transfer-friendly school
  • As a pioneer in transfer credit acceptance, OHIO continues to streamline the process for students.
  • With numerous orientation and support programs (from Learning Communities to transfer ambassadors), OHIO helps transfer students seamlessly transition.

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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 (or 12 quarter) hours at another regionally accredited institution after graduating from high school.

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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 in one of OHIO's 500+ student organizations.

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Number of exclusive transfer scholarships
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Important Dates

  • Spring Transfer Application Deadline

    December 1, 2023

    The application priority date to transfer to the Athens campus for the spring 2024 term is December 1.

  • FAFSA Opens in December

    December 2023

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will open in December for students enrolling fall 2024 and beyond.

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