2,312
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,756
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
2749/4159
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Ohio Northern University is a Comprehensive institution located in Ada, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 525 South Main Street
Ada, OH  45810-1599
United States
Contact Ms. Deborah Miller
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions-ug@onu.edu
Phone: 419-772-2260
Fax: 419-772-2821

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Construction Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing Related Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Organizational Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
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Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Germanic Languages Related Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark
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Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,159
Applied
2,749
Accepted
2,312
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

1,946
Females Applied
1,296
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,213
Males Applied
1,453
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 630
SAT Math 560 650
ACT Composite 26 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,350
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Fees

910
Full-time student fees
11,650
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

27,756
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,782
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,008
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,458
Avg. Loan Aid
14,791
Avg. Grant Aid
23,399
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
23%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,312
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.99%
Black or African American 4.22%
White or Caucasian 76.93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 1.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.37%
Other 10.75%

Gender

Male (55.67%)
Female (44.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Hypnotist and Mud Volleyball

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Habitat for Humanity, Student Planning Committee, Student Senate, Northern Christian Fellowship and Marching Band

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

286
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 224
Part-time - 62
Male - 172
Female - 114