- 4 Year
- ADA, OH
- Academicsgrade A minus
- Valuegrade A minus
- Diversitygrade B
- Campusgrade C+
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade B minus
- Professorsgrade A minus
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade B
- Campus Foodgrade C minus
- Student Lifegrade B
- Safetygrade B+
Welcome to "The Unexpected".
Welcome to Ohio Northern University, where we pursue the undiscovered. Where no one knows you until, suddenly, everyone does. Welcome to the everyday magic of ONU.
Joining the community at Northern means choosing a special blend of phenomenal academics and a 150-year tradition of family. Here, involvement and camaraderie come with the small-town territory. And that territory--from the Tundra to the Green Monster--is truly what we make of it.
ONU has a rich history of academic excellence, and we're always evolving to meet society's ever-changing needs. We've most recently been recognized for teaching quality, high graduation rates, commitment to volunteer service and providing a high return on investment for our graduates.
Distinguished by nationally ranked academics and a 97 percent job placement, we are committed to high-impact learning and offer more than 60 programs in our five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, and Law.
Ohio Northern University Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
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Most Popular Majors
- Mechanical Engineering41 Graduates
- Nursing29 Graduates
- Accounting28 Graduates
- Civil Engineering24 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies20 Graduates
- Management Sciences and Information Systems18 Graduates
- Marketing18 Graduates
- Drama and Theatre Production16 Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science14 Graduates
- Psychology14 Graduates
Ranked #1 in Ohio (and #3 in the country) for job placement
For three years running, the career guidance site, Zippia, has ranked Ohio Northern University as the most likely college in the state of Ohio (and third in the nation) to place its graduates into a job. At ONU, you will experience an education that goes beyond the classroom. All of our academic programs focus on high-impact learning opportunities that give you hands on experience.
- Mix of Online and on Campus30%
- On Campus70%
- Here to get a good education95%
- Having fun to relieve stress5%
- Small university, great education.76%
- Medium sized high school, great education6%
- Small university, personal connections6%