Ohio Dominican University is Central Ohio’s premier Catholic University. 

Our small size and excellent location in Ohio’s state capital make ODU the ideal place for students from around the world to connect their passion with their purpose. ODU offers 39 undergraduate majors, ranging from Biology and Business to Computer Science and the arts, as well as a number of accelerated pathways to a graduate degree. Our graduate programs in Business and Education prepare professionals for advanced careers.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private, Liberal arts college

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 84%
  • Average ACT score: 22
  • Average SAT score: N/A
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, History, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors availablehttps://www.ohiodominican.edu/academics


  • International students are eligible for: Merit based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $30,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Women's Volleyball