Ohio Northern University is nationally recognized as a leading undergraduate university featuring more than 70 majors in its five Colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy and Law. ONU offers a comprehensive education to highly motivated students by distinctly blending professional programs and the liberal arts.
Most degrees offered are baccalaureate degrees, with the exception of the Pettit College of Law, which offers a Juris Doctor (JD), the Raabe College of Pharmacy, which offers a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), and the Master of Professional Practice in Accounting, which can be earned through The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration.
The University has a spacious and well-maintained campus located on a 300-acre site in the rural village of Ada, Ohio, a community with a population of approximately 5,000. Ada is located 15 miles east of Lima and approximately 90 minutes from Toledo, Dayton and Columbus (by car).
Students come to ONU from all over the world: Azerbaijan, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Columbia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Ghana, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Macau, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Togo, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan.
Admission Requirements: International students normally begin classes in the fall semester. You should apply at least five months before your intended date of enrollment. Learn more.
Bridging Program: Ohio Northern University offers an English Language Bridging Program that allows non-native English speaking students to begin taking college courses while taking ESL courses to improve academic English skills. Learn more.
Scholarships and Awards: Several scholarships and monetary awards are available to international students who have been accepted to the University and meet award criteria. Learn more.
International Student Services: Ohio Northern’s international services coordinator is dedicated to making the transition from your home country to Ohio Northern easy. Learn more.
Contact Us: The Office of International Admissions can be reached by phone, email, fax or postal mail. Learn more.