Admissions Information

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at Ohio State University-Main Campus. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationundergrad.osu.edu/
Online Applicationundergrad.osu.edu/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1-Year Certificate, 2-Years Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 57.18% and the yield is 25.32%. 27,987 men and 30,193 women applied to OSU and 15,518 men and 17,751 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,889 men and 4,534 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants58,18027,98730,193
Admitted33,26915,51817,751
Enrolled8,4233,8894,534
Acceptance Rate 57.18%55.45%58.79%
Yield 25.32%25.06%25.54%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,773 students (21% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 5,370 students (64%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 700 and the 25th percentile is 620. The SAT Math score is 740 (75th) and 630 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 26 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620700
SAT Math630740
ACT Composite2632
ACT Math2631
ACT English2534
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Ohio State University-Main Campus are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,256, ACT: 77 - public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Ohio State University-Main Campus.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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OSU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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