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Life at ODU

At Ohio Dominican, life is about more than just hitting the books. There is plenty of time and opportunities for fun, friends and enjoying our beautiful campus.
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Ohio Dominican is the only NCAA Division II school in Central Ohio, with 18 teams and more than 400 student-athletes.
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ODU offers 45 undergraduate degrees, 11 graduate degrees and more than 20 certificates, licensures and endorsements.
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Whether you live on campus or off, there is always something social going on. Join one of ODU's 40 student organizations or start your own!
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Ohio Dominican students, faculty and staff have free use year-round of a fully equipped Fitness Center.
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You'll also find plenty of ways to give back to the community including Make a Difference Day, donation drives and other local service opportunities.
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ODU by the Numbers

  • 2,660
    Students Enrolled
    With small class sizes and personal attention, we'll make sure you succeed in the classroom.
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  • 14:1
    Student-to-Faculty Ratio
    Our faculty are experienced educators, experts in their field and passionate about their students' success.
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  • 96%
    Students Receiving Aid
    We work hard to match you with the best available financial aid.
  • 40
    Student Organizations
    Develop your leadership skills, connect with friends and play an active role in the ODU community.
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ODU Stories

Taylor Lowder
Taylor Lowder
Early Childhood Education
Class of 2015
I have made so many great memories as an RA, and the friendships I have made will continue well past college!
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Kevin M. McIntyre
Class of 2013
Ohio Dominican gave me more than just a diverse educational experience. I learned how to handle and take on the real world through situations and experiences that took place at Ohio Dominican in and out of the classroom.
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John Gesner
Business Administration Major
Class of 2016
I chose to attend ODU because of the convenience of its location and the structure of its Adult & Continuing Education program. It is most appealing to me because I am able to attend classes on campus and have access to all of the same resources as traditional students but in a setting tailored to adults who are already in the workforce.
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