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The role of a school counselor is vital for students transitioning to college and our admission office is thankful for all that you do. 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.

ODU's Early Assurance Program offers two opportunities for high-achieving students applying to ODU to earn assured acceptance into either graduate or medical school upon the completion of their undergraduate requirements. Applications due Jan. 10, 2021. Learn more.


We offer 39 undergraduate degree programs and plenty of opportunities for students to connect their passion with a purpose.

Full List of Academic Programs

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

Honors Program
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Requirements: 3.7 GPA + 26 ACT*
  • Full-tuition scholarships are available!
*Honors will suspend requirement of an ACT/SAT this year.
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Requirements: 3.5 GPA + 28 ACT
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Requirements: 3.5 GPA + 28 ACT
4+1 Programs
  • English
  • Business Administration
  • Sport Management
3+2 Programs (University of Dayton Partnership)
  • Law
  • Engineering


Our application is open for the class of 2021!

Application Requirements
  • 2.3 GPA + 18 ACT
  • 2.5 GPA + 17 ACT
  • 2.7 GPA + No Test Score
  • 4 supplemental items (2 items must be academic pieces)
  • 2.7 GPA*
    *Students with a GPA between 2.3-2.69 are eligible to be reviewed through our test-optional process, but will be required to submit additional documents.
Submitting Application Materials
  • Materials, such as letters of recommendation, test scores, transcripts, etc., can be submitted through the "Material Submission" button above.
  • We accept application materials through Naviance/Parchment and via mail as well.
How do students know they are admitted?
  • Our turn-around time is QUICK! As soon as we receive admission materials, our admission counselors review a student's application within 48 hours.
  • We notify our students of admittance via e-mail, an exciting accept package and a phone call from their admission counselor.

Counselor Connect

Our admission counselors are traveling near you and offering virtual high school visits.

Help us help you!

We LOVE feedback. We are looking for school counselors to assist us in making our admission process better – from applications to communications and marketing. If you are interested in being a part of our school counselor committee, please let us know by e-mailing us at admission@ohiodominican.edu.


Events & Visits

We will be offering in-person and online events this fall. See below for both counselor and student events happening this fall at Ohio Dominican.


School Counselor Information Sessions

These sessions are designed to give you an inside look at some of the great opportunities Ohio Dominican University has to offer your students. All sessions will be recorded and posted here following the session. There's no need to RSVP (we know you're busy), so just click the button below the day of the event!

ODU + Admission Overview: Sept. 16

Learn about Ohio Dominican and our admission processes for the Fall 2021 incoming class.
Life as a Panther: Oct. 14

Our faculty members and students will host this session to share what it is like to attend Ohio Dominican University.
Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.: Living + Learning in Columbus

Hear from ODU's Career Development Center and our alumni about some of the amazing benefits and opportunities of living, learning and working in Ohio's capital city.

Student Events

Preview Days

  • Sept. 26: Special Programs + Mathematics, Computer, & Natural Science Preview Day
  • Oct. 24: Education + Social & Behavioral Science Preview Day
  • Nov. 14: Business + Arts & Letters Preview Day

Students can register at ohiodominican.edu/PreviewDay!

Preview Day Info & Registration

Strive Scan Virtual College Fairs

Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.

Students can register at ohiodominican.edu/Strive!

Visit Strive Scan


Quick Facts

Do your students' have questions? We've got you covered. Download PDFs of our admission materials below!

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College Planning Checklist

College Planning Checklist


Questions? Contact us at admission@ohiodominican.edu or 614-251-4500.