Application and Admission Process

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at Ohio University. Please read our Admission Requirements and the following before proceeding:

Important Information

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines are set by each academic program. Please review the program website for details. If no deadline is posted, applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to the intended start term. For international students who need to apply for a Visa, submit your application at least eight months prior to your intended start term.

Application Fees

Application fee(s) are NON-REFUNDABLE including applications submitted in error

Initial/first Graduate Degree (includes MBA/MSA dual degree)
US Citizens/Permanent Residents    $50 USD
International $55 USD
Non-Degree/Certificate, Transient $35 USD
Second/Subsequent, Reapplication $25 USD
Reapplication to Complete a Degree $25 USD

Application information for McNair Scholars

TO APPLY, select the status that applies to you:


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Mailing Address

Any mailed documents should be sent to:

Graduate College
1 Ohio University
220 Research & Technology Center
Athens, OH 45701  USA

If you wish to monitor the arrival of mailed documents, we recommend you utilize the tracking services of the company through which documents were sent.


Applications for degree-seeking status may currently be submitted for:

· Summer semester 2016 and Fall semester 2016 (Sept. 15, 2015)

Applications for non-degree seeking status may currently be submitted for:

· Summer semester 2016
· Fall semester 2016 (week of Sept. 21)

Not all programs admit every term. Available terms are listed for individual programs within the on-line application form.