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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.



We offer 42 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, 2023
  • Requirements: 3.7 GPA
  • Full-tuition scholarships are available!
  • Application Priority Deadline: Jan. 10, 2023
  • Final Deadline: Feb. 15, 2023
  • Requirements: 3.5 GPA + 28 ACT
  • Application Priority Deadline: Jan. 10, 2023
  • Final Deadline: Feb. 15, 2023
  • 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 2023!

Application Requirements
  • 2.3 GPA + 17 ACT/920 SAT or Test Optional Materials
  • 2.3 GPA + 18 ACT/960 SAT or Test Optional Materials
  • 2.3 GPA + No Test Score or Test Optional Materials Required
  • Option 1: Transcript + Teacher Recommendation + Essay
    Students with a 2.3 GPA may apply with their transcript, teacher recommendation, and essay based on common application prompts, and will be considered for scholarship.
  • Option 2: Transcript Only
    Students with a 2.3 GPA or higher may apply to Ohio Dominican University with only their transcript, and will be considered for scholarship. This application route is recommended for students that have done well in English, math, social studies, science and language courses.
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.



We will be offering in-person and online events this spring. See below for both counselor and student events happening 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. If you missed our fall sessions, click the links below to view a recording.

ODU + Admission Overview

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

Our faculty members and students will host this session to share what it is like to attend Ohio Dominican University.
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.

Special Admission Events

  • Oct. 15 – Fall Preview Day – Register
  • Nov. 3 – Instant Admission Night – Register
  • Nov. 15 – Honors Information Session (Virtual) – Register
  • Nov. 17 – Early Assurance Program (PA & DO) Virtual Info Session – Register
  • March 18 – Spring Preview Day – Register


Quick Facts

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

HSCounselor - Travel Brochure

ODU Brochure




Visit Brochure

HSCounselor - Viewbook


HSCounselor - College Planning Checklist

College Planning Checklist


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