Admissions


The Graduate College processes all applications for graduate degree and non-degree education. Begin your application process by confirming that you meet the minimum requirements .

Application Deadlines

Application deadlinesare set by each academic program. Please review the program website for details. If no deadline is posted, applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to the intended start term. For international students who need to apply for a Visa, submit your application at least eight months prior to your intended start term.

Application Fees

First Ohio University Graduate Application

US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Asylee, Refugee, TPS and DACA - degree-seeking

$50
USD

International - degree-seeking

$55
USD

Certificate, Non-Degree, or Transient

$35
USD

Subsequent/Additional Ohio University Graduate Application

$25
USD

Change of Application or Admission Term or Switch between on-campus/on-line

$10
USD

Fees effective December 1, 2016.All application fee(s) are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Application Fee Waivers

The Graduate College offers a waiver of the application fee for participants of the McNair Scholars program . The Graduate College has no other application fee waivers.

Some academic programs may offer an application fee waiver on a case-by-case basis. Questions about program-based fee waivers should be sent directly to the academic program.

TO APPLY, select the status that applies to you:

Mailing Address

Any mailed documents should be sent to:

Graduate College
1 Ohio University220 Research & Technology Center
Athens, OH 45701  USA

If you wish to monitor the arrival of mailed documents, we recommend you utilize the tracking services of the company through which documents were sent.

Application Terms Open
Degree Programs

Academic Year 2016-2017
Fall semester 2016 – closedSpring semester 2017 – Jan. 1, 2016
Summer semester 2017 – Jun. 1, 2016

Academic Year 2017-2018
Fall semester 2017 – Sept. 14, 2016Spring semester 2018 – Jan. 1, 2017
Summer semester 2018 – May 1, 2017

Non-Degree/Certificate

Academic Year 2016-2017
Fall semester 2016 – closedSpring semester 2017 – Jan. 31, 2016
Summer semester 2017 – Aug. 31, 2016

Academic Year 2017-2018
Fall semester 2017 – Sept. 15, 2016Spring semester 2018 – Jan. 1, 2017
Summer semester 2018 – May 1, 2017

Not all programs admit every term. Check the program website to confirm when applications are reviewed.

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