How hard is it to get into ONU and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,960 out of 4,334 applicants were admitted making ONU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. Ohio Northern University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Find out which students are getting accepted at ONU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio Northern University?
Ohio Northern University typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1190 to 1290||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1090 to 1190||Avg -||56%-68%|
|990 to 1090||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 990||Low||<42%|
|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||27|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>80%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||68%-80%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||58%-68%|
|20 to 22||Reach||48%-58%|
|Less than 20||Low||<48%|
What GPA do you need to get into Ohio Northern University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into ONU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio Northern University was 3.7 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 68% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
65% of Ohio Northern University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||35%|
|Top 25% of class||65%|
|Top 50% of class||87%|
|Bottom 50% of class||13%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||24%||23%|
Applicants have 297 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Ohio Northern University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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.
68% 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 1090 and 1290. 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 27. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.