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Ohio Dominican University is a private institution that was founded in 1911. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,249, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 85 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Ohio Dominican University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 88. Its tuition and fees are $26,790 (2011-12).
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Ohio Dominican University is a Catholic liberal arts University with a Dominican tradition, guided in its educational mission by the Dominican motto: to contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation. Ohio Dominican University offers students a high quality, career-oriented liberal arts education in an intimate, attractive setting that is conducive to intellectual exchange, personal growth, and the development of enduring values. It is a place where diversity is embraced and individualism is celebrated. Here, you will find an environment that is inspiring on many levels. Our intimate atmosphere provides a level of comfort and belonging not commonly found at other universities. Faculty members know their students by name, and every student knows they are a top priority. Ours is a complete learning experience that leaves graduates well prepared to accomplish more than they thought possible. Throughout the experience, we provide the tools necessary for success. At the base of all we do lie the Dominican principles of caring, learning and truth. This is an environment where students can benefit from moral guidance, spirituality and contemporary thinking. Each individual leaves Ohio Dominican confident and instilled with a passion for life that cannot be dampened.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Ohio Dominican University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Ohio Dominican University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 61.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||61.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Ohio Dominican University is 14:1, and the school has 48.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Ohio Dominican University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; Elementary Education and Teaching; Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.3 percent.
Ohio Dominican University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,249, with a gender distribution of 39.8 percent male students and 60.2 percent female students. At this school, 27.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 73.0 percent of students live off campus. Ohio Dominican University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Ohio Dominican University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Ohio Dominican University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Ohio Dominican University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Ohio Dominican University.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$26,790 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,738 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data