Ohio Dominican University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial, Tuition, Graduation Rate Aid & More

Columbus, Ohio
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Ohio Dominican University Admissions Overview:

Ohio Dominican University has an acceptance rate of 52%, making it available to many. Students with good grades and solid test scores have a good chance of getting into the school. Applicants will need to submit an application, along with high school transcripts and scores from the SAT or ACT. For further requirements, be sure to visit the university's website.

And, if you have any questions about applying, feel free to contact a member of the admissions teams for assistance. Campus visits and tours are always encouraged.

Admissions Data (2016):

Ohio Dominican University Description:

Ohio Dominican University is a private, four-year, Roman Catholic university located in Columbus, Ohio, with an additional campus for adult and continuing education students in Dublin, Ohio. The school has over 100 years of history -- it was chartered in 1911 as a women's college, the College of St. Mary of the Springs. Today it is a comprehensive co-educational university. The main campus sits on 75 wooded acres ten minutes from downtown Columbus.

Students will find shopping, dining, an cultural opportunities nearby. ODU provides students with an intimate learning environment -- the school's roughly 2,6000 students are supported by a healthy 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The university offers undergraduate degrees in 45 majors as well as 11 graduate degree programs.

ODU als offers several pre-professional programs, adult accelerated programs, summer programs, an honors program, and a 4 + 1 Master of Business Administration program. Business is by far the most popular major at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. ODU has a wide variety of student clubs and organizations, and  four intramural sports. Ohio Dominion also has 18 varsity athletic programs, and the school was the first NCAA Division II university in Central Ohio. ODU is a member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), and now offer men’s and women’s golf, tennis, and cross country, among others.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,406 (1,796 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 58% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $31,080
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,946
  • Other Expenses: $2,094
  • Total Cost: $45,220

Ohio Dominican University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $20,980
    • Loans: $6,252

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Sport Management

    Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 67%
    • Transfer-out Rate: 44%
    • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 37%

    Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

    • Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Basketball, Golf
    • Woman's Sports: Softball, Cross Country, Golf, Volleyball, Basketball

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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