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  • Welcome to ODU

    Greetings and welcome to Ohio Dominican University, Central Ohio's Catholic university.

    For nearly a century, Ohio Dominican University has provided the highest quality education in a personal environment, guided by our motto, To contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation.  

    I encourage you to learn more about our academic programs - undergraduate, graduate, and adult and continuing education - our vibrant campus life, our admissions process, and Panther athletics.

    With more than 3,000 students from around the country and world, ODU offers a highly personalized and student-centered approach to teaching and learning. 

    Our average undergraduate class size is 16, and our student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Our faculty members not only excel in their fields and enjoy teaching, but also care about students’ success. 

    You’ll discover plenty of hands-on learning opportunities outside the classroom, through internships, field work, study abroad and community service.  

    As part of the Dominican tradition, the university continues to offer the community opportunities to attend campus events through the year including athletic events, programs and lectures sponsored by the Center for Dominican Studies, seminars and programs sponsored by various academic departments and more. 

    Ohio Dominican has a long history characterized by student success. I welcome you to become a partner in this legacy of success and achievement.  

    I look forward to seeing you on campus.  


    Cimbolic Signature 

    Peter Cimbolic, Ph.D. 
    Ohio Dominican University