Ohio Northern University

525 S. Main St, Ada, OH 45810-1599
Tel: (419)772-2000
Private not-for-profit | 3,557 students
Ohio Northern University, a United Methodist-related institution of higher learning, seeks to educate and graduate students accomplished in scholastic achievement, prepared for a useful life and meaningful career, and inspired with a desire to contribute to the good of humankind consistent with Judeo-Christian ideals.

School Overview:

Ohio Northern University
County Hardin County, OH
Title IV Eligible Participat
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution Level Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
253 staff 115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment 3,557 students 1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
3,151 students 1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
406 students 137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,629 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
928 students 129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2% 3%
% Black
4% 6%
% White
90% 84%
% Two or more races
1% 2%
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
$35,678 $24,462
Out-State Tuition Fees
$35,678 $24,744
Percent Admitted 81% 64%
SAT Reading (25-75%) 510-620 450-570
SAT Math (25-75%) 540-660 460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%) 505-630 440-570
ACT English (25-75%) 22-29 19-25
ACT Math (25-75%) 23-29 18-25
ACT Composite (25-75%) 23-28 20-25

School Notes:

  • Ohio Northern’s purpose is to help develop students into self-reliant mature men and women open to dealing with the contemporary world, actively involved in their learning, capable of clear and logical thinking and sensitive to the higher values of beauty, truth and goodness.
  • Ohio Northern University is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist affiliated, liberal arts university. ONU is known for its solid educational programs and excellent networking connections with employers. Its 3,500 students study for graduate and undergraduate degrees in five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Business Administration, Pharmacy, and Law.
  • The Office of Academic Affairs, in accordance with the mission of the University, strives to provide the leadership, support services and distribution of resources necessary to achieve maximum student learning.
  • Ohio Northern University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools:

Bluffton University
9.9 mi. away
Urbana University
45.7 mi. away
Defiance College
46.1 mi. away

View all schools in: Ohio, Hardin , Ada, Zip 45810

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