Steps to Apply

1. Submit your application
There is no cost to apply. Click here to apply. 

2. Submit final high school transcript and current/final college transcript(s)
All transcripts should be sent to: Ohio Northern University, Office of Admissions, 525 S Main Street, Ada, Ohio 45810. These items are required as a part of your application for admission. College transcripts must be sent directly from the institution(s) attended to the Office of Admissions at Ohio Northern University to be considered official.

3. Submit Certification of Good Standing form
This form is completed by a school official at your the last college/university you attended. It confirms you are in good academic and disciplinary standing.

4. We may request or require ACT or SAT scores for transfer applicants

5. Visit campus
We will make sure to cover the topics that are important to you – including an individual meeting with faculty in your chosen major. Visits are available each weekday and most Saturdays. Click here to schedule your campus visit.

6. Review your transfer credits
Visit our online credit evaluation system (Transferology) to match your previous coursework with ONU courses. 

Ohio Northern strives to make transferring credits easy. We have articulation agreements in place with the following institutions: Sinclair Community College, Owens Community College, Rhodes State College, North Central State College and Bard High School Early College.