Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
Academic Electives 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1 Ohio University
Athens
OH
45701-2979
Fax
(740) 593-4229
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
Rolling
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
Audition required for dance and music programs as well as a theater performance for bachelor of fine arts major. Interview required of selected Honors Tutorial College candidates. Portfolio required for visual communication, production design & tech, and film. Writing sample required for playwright. recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
87% of 24,978 applicants were admitted
Women
88% of 14,885 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 10,093 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,351 (25%) of 21,610 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,104 (24%) of 13,081 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,247 (26%) of 8,529 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
29%
3.75 - 3.99
21%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
7.7%
2.00 - 2.49
0.2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 582 average , 530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6.6%
Score of 600 - 700
35.2%
Score of 500 - 600
48.8%
Score of 400 - 500
7.9%
Score of 300 - 400
1.4%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 595 average , 550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8.8%
Score of 600 - 700
42.7%
Score of 500 - 600
40.2%
Score of 400 - 500
8.3%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average , 22-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
11.2%
Score of 24 - 29
46.3%
Score of 18 - 23
39.2%
Score of 12 - 17
3.3%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 23
Score of 30 - 36
7.3%
Score of 24 - 29
44.1%
Score of 18 - 23
37%
Score of 12 - 17
11.7%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 24
Score of 30 - 36
15.3%
Score of 24 - 29
33.6%
Score of 18 - 23
42.1%
Score of 12 - 17
8.4%
Score of 6 - 11
0.6%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 51%
Top half: 85%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
2%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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