Ottawa University requires at least 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Ottawa University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Ottawa University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Ottawa University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at Ottawa University graduate within six years.
Ottawa University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Ottawa University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Ottawa University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Ottawa University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Ottawa University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Ottawa University.
Student Designed Majors
Ottawa University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Ottawa University
Ottawa University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
❌ Ottawa University does not offer services for students with disabilities.
✅ Ottawa University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Ottawa University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ Ottawa University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Ottawa University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Gangwish Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Ottawa University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Ottawa University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Ottawa University does not have any ROTC programs.
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