The acceptance rate at ONU is 65%. It ranks #21 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. ONU is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,752 out of 4,221 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 39 percent (SAT 1100/1320 ACT 22/28). Ohio Northern University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.79. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The ONU application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 15.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Ohio Northern University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 22% of students submitted SAT scores and 89% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1320|
|Average SAT Score||1210
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio Northern University?
Ohio Northern University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 990. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. ONU ranks #9 in Ohio and #233 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ONU?
Admission data indicates that ONU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ohio Northern University.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Ohio Northern University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into ONU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio Northern University was 3.79 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as ONU accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||23.66%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||17.44%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||11.05%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||6.74%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||6.22%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.17%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||26%||21%|
Applicants have 220 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Ohio Northern University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Ohio Northern University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204635 IPEDS survey data for Ohio Northern University.
22% of students submit their SAT scores to ONU. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to ONU. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1320. 22% 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 22 and 28. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.