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About Ohio Dominican University

Ohio Dominican University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Dominican University was founded in 1911 and now enrolls around 1,475 students a year, including 1,011 undergrads.

Ohio Dominican University offers housing for up to 603 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2021, the total market value of Ohio Dominican University's endowment was $19.975 million For each full-time student, Ohio Dominican University spends about $6,235. There are 15 undergraduate students for every full-time Ohio Dominican University professor.

2021 Ohio Dominican University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 21
Tuition $32,300

Ohio Dominican University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Ohio Dominican University

Ohio Dominican University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Ohio Dominican University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Ohio Dominican University. Ohio Dominican University admitted 0% of all applicants in 2021.

Ohio Dominican University Waitlist 2021

Ohio Dominican University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Ohio Dominican University?

Ohio Dominican University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Ohio Dominican University, applicants must submit the following items.

Ohio Dominican University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.3
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Ohio Dominican University

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Ohio Dominican University is 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT score for Ohio Dominican University students is 21.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Ohio Dominican University.

Does Ohio Dominican University Require Test Scores?

Ohio Dominican University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 84% submitted the ACT.

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Does Ohio Dominican University Have On-Campus Housing?

Yes! Ohio Dominican University provides on-campus housing for up to 603 students.

Ohio Dominican University students are active in the school's Panther Activities Council, Student Athletic Advisory Committee and Black Student Union. Welcome Week, Homecoming Weekend, and and ODU Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Ohio Dominican University.

Financial Aid at Ohio Dominican University

Ohio Dominican University meets 92% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,467 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Ohio Dominican University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Ohio Dominican University

About 61% of students who start at Ohio Dominican University return for their second year of college. Out of the 226 students who started at Ohio Dominican University as first-time freshman, 95 graduate within four years.

Ohio Dominican University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 53%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Ohio Dominican University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 78% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $38,800 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $13,500 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Ohio Dominican University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Ohio Dominican University a good school for you?

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Where is Ohio Dominican University Located?

Ohio Dominican University is located in the urban setting of Columbus, Ohio, less than an hour from Columbus.

If you want to see Ohio Dominican University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 670 to Columbus, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John Glenn International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Ohio Dominican University and Columbus are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1216 Sunbury Road Columbus, OH 43219-2099

Campus Setting: Urban

Ohio Dominican University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ohio Dominican University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ohio Dominican University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Ohio Dominican University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Ohio Dominican University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Ohio Dominican University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Ohio Dominican University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

500 - 570


Reading SAT Range

500 - 570

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Wondering what life at Ohio Dominican University is like? There are approximately 1,475 students enrolled at Ohio Dominican University, including 1,011 undergraduate students and 464 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from OH and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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