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Acceptance Rate 70.77%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 20.28%
Applicants 415,683
Admitted 294,189
Enrolled 59,675

Applying To Ohio Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 70.77% at Ohio colleges and universities where total 415,683 students have applied and 294,189 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $53.00 and the graduate application fees is $45.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Ohio colleges.
General Admission Information of Ohio Colleges
Open Admission Policy195 out of 311 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 53.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 45.00
Average Acceptance Rate70.77%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.28%
Average Test Scores1,134 SAT / 23 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 415,683 students (185,227 men and 230,363 women) applied to and 294,189 (126,879 men and 167,093 women) students were accepted to admit Ohio Colleges. Among them, 27,008 men and 32,873 women were enrolled into Ohio schools. The average acceptance rate is 70.77% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 20.28%. The table below shows the Ohio colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Ohio Colleges (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants415,683185,227230,363
Admitted294,189126,879167,093
Enrolled59,67527,00832,873
Acceptance Rate 70.77% 68.50% 72.53%
Enrollment Ratio 20.28% 21.29% 19.67%
[Chart]Ohio Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Ohio college, 9,438 students (14.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 30,451 students (55.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,231 and 25th percentile score is 1,036. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 77 and 25th percentile score is 58. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Ohio colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Ohio Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing521.00621.00
SAT Math515.00610.00
ACT Composite20.0026.00
ACT Math19.0025.00
ACT English19.0026.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Ohio Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Ohio Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Ohio Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Ohio State, 141 schools use semester calendar systems and 18 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester141 out of 311 schools
Quarter18 out of 311 schools
Trimester6 out of 311 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 311 schools
Other academic year9 out of 311 schools
Differs by program63 out of 311 schools
Continuous58 out of 311 schools
Un-Known/Other14 out of 311 schools
Next table describes credits that Ohio colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits136 out of 311 schools
Credits for Life Experiences100 out of 311 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits147 out of 311 schools
Credit for Military Training137 out of 311 schools

Application Requirements

64 Ohio schools require High School GPA and 71 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 4 Ohio colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Ohio colleges.
Admission Checklist for Ohio Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA644
High School Rank328
High School Record (or Transcript)714
Completion of College Preparatory Program2331
Recommendations1814
Formal Demonstration of Competencies87
Admission Test Scores413
TOEFL4710
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00