Study in Ohio. Thrive at Ohio Dominican.

Our location in the nation's 14th largest city has its perks!

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Pursue your passion for a quality academic degree from the United States at Ohio Dominican University. You will find your home away from home on our safe, friendly campus, which is minutes from downtown Columbus, Ohio.


Admission Requirements

Whether you are seeking admission to our undergraduate or graduate programs, you will find information about our admission process for international students below.

ODU welcomes international students

International Undergraduate

For International students applying to college for the first time.

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International Graduate

For International students seeking to enroll in ODU's Graduate level programs.

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International Students talking in garden.

International Transfer

For International students seeking to transfer to ODU from their current college.

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Welcome to Columbus, Ohio USA

Ohio Dominican University is proud to welcome students from around the world. Our close-knit community embraces diversity, and we’re committed to providing you resources, programs and support to help you grow personally, professionally and spiritually.

View our International Student Admission Guide to learn more.

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International Student Story

Ruth Kamanga shares why she chose to leave her home country of Zimbabwe to study at Ohio Dominican University.

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