Ohio State University, Columbus (OSU)

Columbus, OH

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Ohio State University, Columbus

Ohio State University, Columbus

Ohio State University, Columbus Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline February 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 1
Priority Application Due December 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 12,762 13,054 25,816
Accepted 8,174 8,347 16,521
Acceptance Rate 64% 64% 63%
Enrolled 3,699 3,516 7,215

OSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(41% of Students Admitted to Ohio State University, Columbus Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 540 to 650
  • Math 610 to 710
  • Writing 550 to 650
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 650 710 650
Bottom 25th Percentile 540 610 550

ACT Scores

(84% of Students Admitted to Ohio State University, Columbus Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 25 to 32
  • Math 26 to 31
  • Composite 26 to 30
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 32 31 30
Bottom 25th Percentile 25 26 26

Ohio State University, Columbus Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($ 60)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Important
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Social Studies 2 2
Lab 2 2
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

Ohio State University, Columbus Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 48,411 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 2,312 (4%)

Ohio State University, Columbus Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($ 60)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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