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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

Lauren Kyre ODU Public Relations major
Lauren Kyre
Public Relations Major
Class of 2015
My most memorable moment at ODU was the 2013 nationally televised football game because the whole community came together to support the Panthers!
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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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