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Ohio Northern University

  • Ada, OH
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 46%54%
    student ratio
  • 2,629
    total students
  • $36,470 | $36,470
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 15
    fall application deadline
  • 80%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 599
    sat math
  • 566
    sat reading
  • 565
    sat writing
  • 26
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Exercise Physiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing Research
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Journalism Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technology/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Germanic Languages Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nursing Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forest Sciences and Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Youth Ministry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Painting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Printmaking
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sculpture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater/Theater Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,922
    • Accepted2,353
    • Acceptance Rate80%
    • Enrolled2,629
    • Female Applicants1,429
    • Females Accepted1,204
    • Female Acceptance Rate84%
    • Male Applicants1,493
    • Males Accepted1,149
    • Male Acceptance Rate76%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.70
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen August 15th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 566 510 620
    • SAT Math 599 540 660
    • SAT Writing 565 505 630
    • ACT Composite 26 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$36,470
    • Out-of-state tuition *$36,470
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$250.00
    • Room and board *$10,520.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionMinority Students, Children of Alumni, Employees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,629
    • Male Student Percentage54%
    • Female Student Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.71%
    • Black or African American3.23%
    • White or Caucasian72.5%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.04%
    • Asian.99%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.08%
    • Two or more races2.7%
    • Unknown.11%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.9% representing 29 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students20% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Habitat for Humanity, Student Planning Committee, Student Senate, Northern Christian Fellowship, marching band
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No No No
    • Wrestling No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty305
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 2,364 students to 200 faculty

Location & Contact

525 South Main
Ada, OH 45810-1599
USA

Ms.Deborah Miller

Director of Admissions

Phone: 419-772-2260 ext. 2464
Fax: 419-772-2821
Email: admissions-ug@onu.edu



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