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Chances of getting into Ohio Dominican University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.9%
Admission Difficulty for Ohio Dominican University
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into ODU and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #60 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,171 out of 1,395 applicants were admitted making Ohio Dominican University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Ohio Dominican University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Ohio Dominican University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 8% of students submit SAT scores and 78% submit ACT scores.

ODU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1070

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio Dominican University?

Ohio Dominican University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ohio Dominican University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >90%
1070 to 1140 Avg + 84%-90%
1000 to 1070 Avg - 76%-84%
930 to 1000 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 930 Low <64%
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ODU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
78%
ACT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ODU?

Admission data indicates that ODU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ohio Dominican University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ohio Dominican University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >90%
22 to 25 Avg + 84%-90%
19 to 22 Avg - 76%-84%
16 to 19 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 16 Low <64%
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ODU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Ohio Dominican University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into ODU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio Dominican University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ODU accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Ohio Dominican University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

72% of Ohio Dominican University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Ohio Dominican University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Ohio Dominican University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 772 623 1,395
Accepted 660 511 1,171
Acceptance Rate 85% 82% 84%
Enrolled 148 139 287
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 27% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
225

Applicants have 225 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Ohio Dominican University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ohio Dominican University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Ohio Dominican University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ohio Dominican University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204617 IPEDS survey data for Ohio Dominican University.

FAQs

Does Ohio Dominican University prefer SAT or ACT?

8% of students submit their SAT scores to ODU. 78% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Ohio Dominican University?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to ODU. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Ohio Dominican University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1140. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Ohio Dominican University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 78% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.