Ohio State University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of Ohio State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Ohio State University admission requirements are pretty competitive; in 2015-16 the college accepted only 49% of those who apply.

The school does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Ohio State University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$60
Ohio State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Ohio State University is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $40.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is common component of the application process. 32 percent of applicants at Ohio State University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 540 to 700 on Critical Reading, from 590 to 750 on Math, and from 540 to 680 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you scored above 650 in SAT Critical Reading, 700 in SAT Math, and 640 in SAT Writingthen it should get you admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
500
620
650

SAT Math
540
670
700

SAT Writing
500
610
640

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a really important stage of the application at Ohio State University. 87 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 26 to 32 on Composite, from 25 to 34 on English, from 26 to 32 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. Thus, if you have got above 31 in ACT Composite, 32 in ACT English, 31 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing - this will most likely get you admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
24
29
31

ACT English
23
30
32

ACT Math
24
29
31

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(292)
646-8600
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Ohio State University, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (292) 646-8600 or check Ohio State University Website

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