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International applicants often encounter the US education system for the first time during the admission process, making the guidance of their school counselor vital to their success. We appreciate the important role you play as your students transition to university! Our goal is to provide a space for you to connect with Ohio Dominican University and have quick access to information that will help you and your students.


We offer more than 30 undergraduate degree programs* and plenty of opportunities for students to connect their passion with a purpose. Among international students at ODU, some of our most popular majors are Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, and Sport Management.

Full List of Academic Programs

At ODU, we pride ourselves in our accelerated programs and academic opportunities.

  • Application Deadline for Fall 2023 admission: January 22, 2023
  • Students with exceptional academic records encouraged to apply
  • Full-tuition scholarships are available!
  • Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in any major and a Master of Business Administration in only one additional year of study.
  • Study for 3 years toward a Bachelor degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Computer Science at Ohio Dominican
  • Study for 2 years toward a Master of Engineering at University of Dayton
  • Study for 3 years toward a Bachelor degree in Political Science, English, Philosophy or Mathematics at Ohio Dominican
  • Choose between a 2 or 3 year course of study in Law (Juris Doctor) at University of Dayton

* Please note, international applicants are not eligible for the Medical School Early Assurance Program or the Pre-Nursing program due to the visa sponsorship limitations of our partner institutions.


Academic Requirements
  • Secondary school transcripts
  • Predicted or reported marks for secondary school leaving examination, if applicable
  • Lower secondary exam results, if applicable
  • Third-party evaluation is not required; ODU evaluates all foreign transcripts using conversation scales provided by AACRAO Edge
  • SAT/ACT not required for international applicants
English Proficiency Requirement
  • TOEFL 70+ / IELTS 6.0+ / SAT ER&W 500+ / Duolingo English Test
  • Waived for graduates of an English-medium secondary school
Deadlines and Material Submission
  • ODU has a rolling admission process, however we recommend that students apply at least 4 months before their desired start date.
  • Applicants may submit materials to their admission counselor via email or via the “Material Submission” form linked to above.
  • School counselors may email official transcript to international@ohiodominican.edu or submit them via post, Naviance/Parchment.
Admission Decisions
  • Our turn-around time is QUICK! As soon as we receive all admission materials, students can expect to hear back in 2-4 business days.
  • We notify international applicants via email.

Counselor Connect

Natalie Chang

Natalie Chang

Natalie Chang, Director of International Education, is the admission counselor for all international applicants. Please reach out to schedule a school visit, virtual visit, or for more information.

✉ international@ohiodominican.edu


Cost & Scholarships


Estimated Cost of Attendance 2022-2023

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2022-2023

 Sticker PriceAfter Scholarships
Tuition & Fees
Meal Plan$5,400$5,400
Tuition & Fees
Meal Plan$5,400$5,400
*International undergraduates receive one year of FREE on-campus housing with our Global Connections Grant. After the first year, students are responsible for the cost of housing at a discounted rate through our International Student Grant.



Global Connections Grant

All first year international students receive one year of free on-campus housing

Merit Scholarships

Admitted students are eligible for $13,000-15,000/year scholarships, based on academic merit

Work Study

All international undergraduates receive a $2,000/year work-study award to facilitate on-campus job opportunities


Stackable Awards

Additional awards of $1,000-2,000/year for students that meet additional qualifications. Some examples include:

International Catholic High School Award
International Baccalaureate (IBDP) Award
Vietnamese Academic Excellence Award
And more…


Events & Visit


Upcoming Events

Virtual Fairs

In-Person Events

  • September 23-24, 2022 – London, UK - USA College Day 2022 (Learn More)

Special Admission Events (Virtual)

  • November 15, 2022 – Honors Information Session (Register)

Would you like ODU to visit your students? Do you want to request a virtual information session? Please contact international@ohiodominican.edu.


Quick Facts

  • ODU International Undergraduate Students

receive financial aid

countries represented

are NCAA DII athletes

study STEM degrees

come from Sub-Saharan Africa

outnumber international graduate students

  • Do your students need more information? We've got you covered. Download PDFs of our admission materials below!

International View Book

International Flyer

Visit Brochure

Spanish Parent Brochure


Questions? Contact us at international@ohiodominican.edu or Via WhatsApp at +1.614.915.1022.