Ohio Northern University

525 S Main St, Ada, United States
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Overview of Ohio Northern University

About this school

Ohio Northern, founded in 1871, is a church-affiliated university. Its 260-acre campus is located in Ada, in northwestern Ohio.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,312
    • Men:1,287 (55.7%)
    • Women:1,025 (44.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Ohio Northern University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
3
History
2
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
August 15
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
525 South Main
City, State, Zip
Ada, OH  45810-1599
Phone
(419) 772-2260
Fax
(419) 772-2313
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
66% of 4,159 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 1,946 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 2,213 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
755 (27%) of 2,749 admitted students enrolled
Women
327 (25%) of 1,296 admitted students enrolled
Men
428 (29%) of 1,453 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.70
375 And Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
560-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
44%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
540-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
14%
• Score 24 - 29
51%
• Score 18 - 23
35%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,260 (67.53475129794005%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,650 (24.388712108524537%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,800 (3.7682130296432756%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,058 (4.308323563892145%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Ohio Northern University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003089
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
621 (97.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
553 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
553 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
133 (24.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
24%
Average Award
$27,782
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 552 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,714
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 397 (71.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,243
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
79 (12.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,538

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,881 (90.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,685 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,683 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
384 (22.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
23%
Average Award
$27,756
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,679 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,399
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,245 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,722
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
343 (16.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,791

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


224

Part-Time Faculty


62

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


67%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Ohio Northern University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


71%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


73.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (108)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Civil Engineering, Other
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing Research
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Nursing Administration
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Painting
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Statistics, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Laws

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Accounting
  • Law

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


5,804

Nearest Metropolitan Area


342 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
16.8 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Lima
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Fostoria

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


75% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


25%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Polar Bear
School Colors
Orange and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Ohio Northern University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, habitat for humanity, student planning committee, student senate, northern christian fellowship, marching band

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,092

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,312
Women
1,025
Men
1,287

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.6% Asian
  • 4.3% Black/African-American
  • 1.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.3% White
  • 11.1% Unknown

International Students


2.7% from 23 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


776

Student Resources

Study resources