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Ohio Northern University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,619 Students

66% Admitted

  • 3,088 full time
  • 521 part time
  • 0 men full time
  • 0 women full time
  • 3,995 applied
  • 2,398 admitted
  • 703 enrolled

2,312 Undergraduates

$29,240 Tuition/Year

  • 960 Graduates
  • 298 Non-Degree
  • $29,240 in state
  • $580 fees
  • $11,650 room & board
  • $1,800 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Polar Bear
School Colors: Orange and Black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Anonymous
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  • I love this school. It's small, so you basically know everyone in your grade. And, it's not in a big city, so it's a very safe campus.…

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  • Jessica from Farmersville, OH
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  • Great college in a small quiet town. The professors are amazing at their jobs and are very personable. I definitely recommend checking out Ohio Northern University as a choice for…

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  • Anna from Hilliard, OH
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  • Ohio Northern is a small school in a small town. The campus is nice, and easy to walk to everything. The programs are good and most professors are good and…

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  • Kortney from Hilliard, OH
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  • Ohio Northern is a great school with a lot of available opportunities. The professors are always willing to talk to you during their office hours and help you if you…

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  • Amber
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  • ONU is a great school! I highly recommend it for anyone who would enjoy a small, tight-knit community, with overall good people. Go Polar Bears!…

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Mission Statement

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.
ONU's purpose is to help students develop 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 truth, beauty and goodness. In keeping with these goals, students will study diverse ideas and influences and develop technology skills appropriate to the needs of an ever changing world. The University's academic program includes mutually supportive liberal and professional education components and integrates practice with theory and provides students with opportunities for research, internships, co-op and international study and work.

Ohio Northern University
  • Located in Ada, OH
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,619 students enrolled
  • 66% admitted
  • $29,240 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Kyle from Troy, MI
  • I am a current student here

    You meet tons of fun people from all over. It is a smaller campus, so everyone knows everyone, which makes it just like your hometown.

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  • Sam
  • I am a current student here

    Students, faculty, and staff at ONU are warm and welcoming from the moment you step foot on campus. No matter where you go, you will be greeted with a smile and a helping hand. The small school atmosphere makes it hard to not enjoy your time are sure to run into a friend around every corner!

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  • Sean from Urbana, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Ohio Northern has some of the best peole around. Everyone is friendly and the lady at the cafeteria always knows your name. The professors are always happy to help. The campus is beautiful and even though Ada is very sparse, I like being here on weekends.

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