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You’ve likely been thinking about this moment for years: applying to college. There are so many choices out there and so many factors to consider. But don’t worry, we'll be with you every step of the way.

Thinking about applying to ODU? As long as you submit your application and all application materials by the end of the day on March 1, you will receive an admission decision by April. (That’s our Panther promise!) We’ve heard from a lot of future Panthers like yourself who are interested in joining the ODU community, so we appreciate your patience. Go Panthers!
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    How to Apply

    ODU's admissions process is simple and we'll help you every step of the way.

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    Secure your spot in our entering class with your enrollment deposit.

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  • Meet Our Admission Counselors

    As a prospective student, you have an Admission Counselor to guide you through the process. Whether you are a first-time freshman, a transfer or returning student, or an international student, we are here to help you.

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  • Tell a Friend
    Do you know a student in high school or at another college who might be a good fit for Ohio Dominican? Let us know using our simple form and we’ll take care of the rest.

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  • New Student Orientation
    Once accepted, your ODU experience begins with Orientation. You’ll make new friends, meet faculty, explore the campus community and take care of other details before school starts.

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  • Panther Promise Program
    Ohio Dominican is proud to partner with I Know I Can to offer its Panther Promise Program, which provides Columbus City Schools students with financial resources and support to help make an ODU education attainable. 

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We get it – college is a huge investment. That’s why we do everything we can to make an ODU education attainable for each and every student.

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