Ohio Northern University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

525 South Main Street

Ada, OH 45810

(419) 772-2260

(888) 408-4668

Fax: (419) 772-2821



Contact: Deborah Miller

Director of Admissions
Main Address

525 South Main Street

Ada, OH 45810

(419) 772-2000

www.onu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,744

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 749

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,591

Graduate enrollment: 977

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 88%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Exercise Physiology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Pharmacy business B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Organizational Communication B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Germanic Languages B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry B
Nursing (RN) B
Physician Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ohio Northern University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(419) 772-2000
Website:www.onu.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.onu.edu/admissions/undergraduate_admissions/admission_to_onu/university_application
Address:525 S. Main St, Ada, OH 45810-1599
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,108
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,007 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,820
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,820
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,210

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Ohio Northern University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ohio Northern University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services71
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education10
Engineering5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
English Language and Literature/Letters3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs4
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Mathematics and Statistics4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total772

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Ohio Northern University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ohio Northern University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,820
Out-of-state$29,820
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,880
Out-of-state$27,880

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid58199%
Grant or scholarship aid56897%$19,210
Student loan aid55795%$10,188

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,07086%$19,016
Federal student loans1,86478%$5,469

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ohio Northern University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ohio Northern University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,9342,0431,891
Percent admitted100%64%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled15%16%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ohio Northern University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,108
Undergraduate enrollment2,274
Graduate enrollment834

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ohio Northern University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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