Ohio Dominican University (ODU)

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Ohio Dominican University can be found in Columbus, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 1,800 students are enrolled at ODU.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at ODU. A score within the range of 1000 - 1140 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Ohio Dominican University (ODU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. 84% of all those students that apply are accepted to ODU, from which 25 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ohiodominican.edu.

Overall Ohio Dominican University (ODU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Ohio Dominican University was reported as 83.9% in Fall 2020 with over 1,400 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ODU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • ODU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Ohio Dominican University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Ohio Dominican University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ohio Dominican University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 52.2%
  • 2017-2018: 77.2%
  • 2018-2019: 75.4%
  • 2019-2020: 83.9%
  • Projected ODU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.8%

How Does Ohio Dominican University (ODU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for ODU is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Capital University72.1%
Columbus College of Art and Design92.8%
Mount Carmel College of Nursing73.6%
Otterbein University80.2%
Ohio Wesleyan University67.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Ohio Dominican University (ODU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 570
Math500 - 570
Total Score1000 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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