Chances of getting into Ohio Dominican University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.4%
Admission Difficulty for Ohio Dominican University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into ODU and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #46 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,168 out of 1,550 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Ohio Dominican University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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ODU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1010

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

Ohio Dominican University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ohio Dominican University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >84%
1010 to 1100 Avg + 75%-84%
920 to 1010 Avg - 64%-75%
830 to 920 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 830 Low <51%
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ODU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
78%
ACT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Ohio Dominican University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #43 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ohio Dominican University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >85%
21 to 24 Avg + 75%-85%
19 to 21 Avg - 66%-75%
17 to 19 Reach 56%-66%
Less than 17 Low <56%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into Ohio Dominican University. 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 75% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Ohio Dominican University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 859 691 1,550
Accepted 634 534 1,168
Acceptance Rate 74% 77% 75%
Enrolled 131 129 260
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 24% 22%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ohio Dominican University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Ohio Dominican University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

75% of those who apply are granted admission to ODU. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1100. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 78% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.