For information on applying to Ohio University as an undergraduate, visit Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions.
- Copies of application materials submitted to the Graduate College are forwarded to appropriate department(s) by the graduate college.
- The departmental graduate committee recommends or denies admission and forwards the decision to the Graduate College. Each department has its own procedures and time line for reviewing applications.
- The Graduate College reviews file and department admission decision.
- Applications are valid for one year from the date submitted and can be deferred up to one year from the submission date.
- Students must begin study in the term to which they have been admitted unless a student requests and is granted a deferral by the degree program prior to the start of the original term of entry.
- The Graduate College sends the applicant a letter indicating admission decision as follows:
- Unconditional Admission
- Conditional Admission
- Students having some deficiency in the entrance requirements (low GPA, TOEFL, etc.).
- May achieve unconditional admission by satisfactorily completing a prescribed program (example: completion of additional English language study resulting in required TOEFL score).
- Students admitted conditionally are not eligible for any Ohio University financial assistance.
- Provisional Admission
- Students approved for admission who have not submitted all required, final, official documents.
- Changed to unconditional admission once the Graduate College receives all final documents.