Financial Aid & Scholarships
Making an ODU Education Affordable
A degree from Ohio Dominican University is your first step to living a life with purpose and passion. So let’s make this happen, affordably. Let’s work together so you can make the best investment in yourself and your future. You are worth it.
We work to match our students with the financial assistance programs – scholarships, grants and/or loans – that help you the most.
- 100% of our full-time, traditional undergraduate students received some form of financial assistance in 2023-2024
- More than $34 million was awarded to our students from university, federal, state and private resources
- All first-time traditional full-time undergraduate students are considered for Ohio Dominican Scholarships
- Our 4-year ODU Scholarship Packages range from $56,000 to $84,000; with Honors scholarships ranging from an additional $1000 per year up to the full cost of tuition!
Types of Financial Aid
ODU offers many types of financial aid, some based on need, others on merit.
How to Apply
Applying for financial aid at ODU is easy and we'll help you every step of the way.
We are dedicated to helping students and families succeed financially.
2024-25 FAFSA Not Opening Until December
Unlike in previous years when the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has opened on Oct. 1, this year’s FAFSA will not open until December. ODU’s website will be updated with more detailed information once it becomes available.
The Net Price Calculator is designed to help first-time college students understand
the costs of attending Ohio Dominican University and to estimate your financial aid
options. This calculator will determine an estimate of your ODU Scholarship Package,
and other federal, state and institutional grants and loans. Athletic scholarships
are not included in this calculator, but may be awarded at the discretion of each
sport's coaching staff.
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Need to talk to someone about your financial aid?
Call the Office of Financial Aid at (614) 251-4778 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.