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    Ohio Dominican is Central Ohio's Catholic university.

    At ODU, students connect their passion with a purpose. In-demand majors, graduate programs and an outstanding liberal arts foundation prepare students to succeed in today’s ever-changing global marketplace.

    Catholic Intellectual Tradition

    Ohio Dominican welcomes students of all faiths to embrace its Dominican motto: To contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation

    As a Catholic Dominican university, we embrace all who seek the truth. Learn more about our mission and history.

    A Truly Comprehensive University

    Ohio Dominican is a comprehensive private university with a wide range of undergraduate majors, in-demand graduate programs and flexible offerings for working professionals. In addition to our outstanding liberal arts foundation and traditionally strong academic offerings in Education, Business and Science, ODU has introduced new, in-demand programs. 

    These include master’s programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Medical Practice Management and Exercise Science, and undergraduate programs in Insurance and Risk Management, and Software Engineering. Explore our majors and programs.

    Columbus – One of America’s Best College Cities 

    Ohio Dominican is located in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus: the 15th largest city in the United States and the third fastest-growing metropolitan area in the Midwest. 

    Columbus is home to 15 Fortune 1000 companies, six Fortune 500 companies, four nationally recognized health care systems, and an atmosphere that values education and nurtures an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. Discover more about Columbus.

    Where Value Meets Affordability – An ODU Education

    A degree from Ohio Dominican represents a great value at an affordable price. Ohio Dominican’s tuition, room and board expenses are competitively priced among the region’s private universities. 

    When our average financial aid package is calculated, the out-of-pocket expense for many families is comparable to many of Ohio’s public universities. Our tuition and per-hour costs for graduate and adult students also are competitive within the marketplace. Read more.


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