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Can I get into Ohio State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 19,872 out of 40,240 applicants or 49% were admitted making Ohio State a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||35%||36%||35%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Ohio State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Ohio State regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ohio State University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. 32 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>62%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||49%-62%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||36%-49%|
|25 to 27||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 25||Low||<25%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1440 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1340 to 1440||Avg +||49%-62%|
|1240 to 1340||Avg -||36%-49%|
|1140 to 1240||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 1140||Low||<25%|
Ohio State University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Ohio State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204796 IPEDS survey data for Ohio State University.