|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at Ohio University is 87%. It ranks #61 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Ohio University Main Campus is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 19,700 out of 22,518 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent (SAT 1050/1250 ACT 21/26). Ohio University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.58. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Ohio University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Feb 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Ohio University Main Campus. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 21% of students submitted SAT scores and 91% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio University Main Campus?
Ohio University Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. Ohio University ranks #16 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1150 to 1250||Avg +||87%-92%|
|1050 to 1150||Avg -||80%-87%|
|950 to 1050||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 950||Low||<70%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ohio University?
Admission data indicates that Ohio University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ohio University Main Campus.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>93%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||87%-93%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||81%-87%|
|19 to 21||Reach||74%-81%|
|Less than 19||Low||<74%|
What GPA do you need to get into Ohio University Main Campus?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Ohio University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio University Main Campus was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.58 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Ohio University accepts 87% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
82% of Ohio University Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||49%|
|Top 50% of class||82%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||16%||16%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Ohio University Main Campus is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Ohio University Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204857 IPEDS survey data for Ohio University Main Campus.
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Ohio University. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Ohio University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1250. 21% 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 21 and 26. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.