Become an ODU Panther
You’ve likely been thinking about this moment for years: applying to college. There are so many choices out there and factors to consider. But don’t worry, we'll be with you every step of the way!
Experience ODU for yourself! Tour our beautiful campus, meet faculty, talk to students and see what makes ODU special.
How to Apply
ODU's admission process is simple, and we'll help you every step of the way. We're as excited as you are to get started!
Make Your Deposit
Already accepted? Congrats, Panther! Now it's time to secure your spot in our next entering class with your enrollment deposit.
Can't wait to receive your admission decision?
We get it -- this is a big deal! We’ve heard from a lot of future Panthers like yourself who have applied to join the ODU community, so we appreciate your patience as we review your application. Once all of your materials have been submitted, you can expect an admission decision in just a few weeks. (That's our Panther Promise!)
More Helpful Info
As a prospective student, you have an Admission Counselor to guide you through your admission process. Whether you are a first-time freshman, a transfer or returning student, or an international student, our amazing counselors are here to help you.
Once accepted, your ODU experience begins with Orientation. You’ll make new friends, meet faculty, explore the campus community and take care of other important details before school starts.
Ohio Dominican is proud to partner with I Know I Can to offer its Panther Promise Program, which provides eligible students from Columbus City Schools, Reynoldsburg City Schools, South-Western City Schools and Whitehall City Schools with financial resources and support to help make an ODU education attainable. Ready to get started? Once eligible participants apply for admission to ODU, they will automatically be considered for the Panther Promise Scholarship!
The role of a school counselor is vital for students transitioning to college and our admission office is thankful for all that you do. Our goal is to provide a space for you to connect with Ohio Dominican University and have quick access to information that will help you connect your students with ODU.
Find out why ODU is the perfect place for you!
Still have questions? We're here for you!
Griffin Student Center, Room 203
Ohio Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, Ohio 43219