Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
Freshman applicants have or will soon receive a high school diploma or General Education Development diploma. OHIO operates on a holistic, selective review and looks for evidence of academic preparation in a strong college-preparatory curriculum. A complete application includes the application form, fee, official transcripts, official test scores, and honors supplements (if applicable). Prospective students who submit a complete application by the early action deadline receive priority consideration for merit-based scholarships, honors experiences, and direct entry to academic programs.
Transfer applicants have completed more than 9 semester hours (12 quarter hours) at another institution after graduating from high school. OHIO assesses applicants using a holistic, selective review. Transfer applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. A complete application includes the application form, fee, and official transcripts submitted directly from all colleges and universities the applicant has attended. Applicants who have completed fewer than 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours of college coursework, must also submit a high school transcript.
People can tell you how great the Ohio University Athens Campus is, but the best way to know whether it’s right for you is to see it—and experience it—for yourself. You can register for special campus visit programs, regular visit options, group visits, or learn more about how you can plan your visit to OHIO. Check out visit offerings at www.ohio.edu/admissions/visit to find an option that works best for you, or go to www.ohio.edu/admissions/visit now and take our virtual tour.
“The academics and extracurricular opportunities here have pushed me to ask myself, how can I use what I’ve learned here to make an impact? If people ask, ‘Kris, what did you do at OHIO?’ I can say I helped create a dialogue about diversity in media and speak on behalf of those who don’t have a voice."