Ohio University-Main Campus Admission RequirementsAthens, Ohio
Chances of getting into Ohio University Main Campus
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Ohio University-Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #51 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 18,311 out of 23,385 applicants were admitted making Ohio University Main Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Ohio University Main Campus 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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Ohio University-Main Campus SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT21%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio University Main Campus?
Ohio University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 21 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1170 to 1270||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg -||68%-78%|
|970 to 1070||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 970||Low||<55%|
Ohio University-Main Campus ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|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|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ohio University-Main Campus?
Admission data indicates that Ohio University-Main Campus 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 #21 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>87%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||78%-87%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||70%-78%|
|19 to 21||Reach||60%-70%|
|Less than 19||Low||<60%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Ohio University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio University Main Campus was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Ohio University-Main Campus accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||13%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
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||17%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||82%|
|Bottom 50% of class||18%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||23%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to Ohio University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Ohio University-Main Campus. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to Ohio University-Main Campus. 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 1070 and 1270. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.