Private 4 Year

Ohio Dominican University

Columbus, Ohio

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Ohio Dominican University overview
Location Columbus, Ohio
Online ohiodominican.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Ohio Dominican University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Ohio Dominican University (ODU) is a private Catholic liberal arts institution located in Columbus, Ohio, founded in 1911 by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs with a strong emphasis on integrity, intellectual curiosity, and community service. Situated on 75 acres just minutes from downtown Columbus, ODU's campus showcases historic Gothic architecture and provides student housing options, including residence halls and apartment-style living. Academically, ODU is known for its personalized learning experiences and programs in business, education, and the sciences. The university maintains a holistic admissions process with moderate selectivity. While ODU competes in NCAA Division II athletics, it is particularly distinguished academically rather than athletically.

In the most recent statistical year 2,186 prospective students applied, and 1,146 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 208 enrolled in the school.  910 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 366 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $32,780 plus fees of $570.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.32

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Ohio Dominican University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$570
Room and Board $11,850
Budget for Other Expenses$2,084
Total One Year Cost$48,364

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$44,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ohio Dominican University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 52%
Education 17%
Psychology 5%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%
Social Sciences 3%

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