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The Ohio State University Admissions

Ohio State admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 48%. Students that get into Ohio State have an average SAT score between 1260-1450 or an average ACT score of 27-31. The regular admissions application deadline for Ohio State is February 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Ohio State early action deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
48%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
47,782
SAT Range
1260-1450
SAT Reading
610-700
SAT Math
650-750
Students Submitting SAT
29%
ACT Range
27-31
ACT English
27-33
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
86%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
February 1
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$60
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Considered but not required
Poll
51%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.152 responses
Poll
55%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.152 responses
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