Transferring to Ohio Dominican

From OSU to ODU

Nearly 40 percent of undergraduate students at Ohio Dominican University transferred from other institutions to complete their degree here. 

Why Transfer from OSU?

  • Your credits come with you. Apply your hard-earned OSU credits toward one of our many undergraduate majors and programs.
  • Friendly campus. Our small, close-knit community has 40 student organizations, Division II athletics and a vibrate student life.
  • It’s affordable. Qualified transfer students may be eligible for an ODU Scholarship Package up to $18,000.
  • ODU makes the transfer process as smooth as possible. In fact, your personal Transfer Counselor will help you every step of the way.

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Located less than 10 minutes from downtown Columbus


37% of students transferred to ODU


100% of transfer students receive financial aid*

Step 1: Complete the Application

Complete Ohio Dominican’s free online application. Our rolling admission policy shortens your wait time.

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Step 2: Transcript Evaluation

Once you've submitted your transcripts, call us so we can review them with you and answer any questions you may have. There’s no charge for this consultation. Simply call us at (614) 251-4500 or (800) 955-OHIO.

Step 3: The Admission Decision

Once we have your application and all of your transcripts, we’ll notify you of our admission decision. 

Step 4: Financial Aid

At the time of acceptance we’ll let you know whether you’re eligible for an ODU scholarship package.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Then we’ll calculate your financial aid package and send that information to you for your review and acceptance. ODU’s FAFSA school code is 003035.

Step 5: Register for Classes

Your Academic Advisor will help you register for your first term at ODU.

Academic Success

Our 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll have greater access to your professors inside and outside the classroom. 

Financial Assistance

100% percent of our transfer students* receive some form of financial assistance. Qualified transfer students may be eligible for an ODU Scholarship Package of up to $18,000.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship – $2,000

Ohio Dominican’s Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is awarded to transfer students who are current members of Phi Theta Kappa and in the process of completing their first undergraduate degree. Click here for more information about Transfer student scholarships and financial aid.

Career Placement

Ohio Dominican is committed helping you find internships and opportunities that will connect your passion with a purpose — while you're in school and as an alumni.

Transfer Friendly Campus

Our experienced transfer team is committed to helping you make the transition to ODU, and will gladly answer any questions you may have about the transfer process. Why not see how easy we can make it for you?      

Location, Location, Location

ODU's 75-acre campus is just five miles from the heart of downtown Columbus, and minutes from shopping and dining at Easton Town Center. Our central location gives our students easy access to internships as well as full-time and part-time jobs with government agencies, corporations and nonprofit organizations around the city.

We'll help you transfer the maximum number of courses possible to ODU.

Send us your college transcripts and we'll call you to review them with you and answer any questions. There’s no charge for this consultation:

Submit Transcripts Online

You can also send your transcripts by email, fax or mail:

Fax: (614) 251-0156

Mail: Ohio Dominican University, Office of Admission, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219

Note: If you’ve completed less than 24 transferrable semester credit hours, you’ll need to also submit your official high school transcripts.

Questions about the transfer process?

Click here to find your counselor!

*Based on Fall 2022 incoming class.

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