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We are proud of the opportunities that Ohio University Southern provides to students. Our outstanding faculty and caring, dedicated staff are committed to providing not only a quality educational experience, but also to treating students as the unique individuals they are. OUS faculty are the most highly qualified and well-recognized experts in their fields. Faculty members bring a wealth of real world experience to the classroom - and they call their students by name. OUS students reap all the benefits of a major university - but with a personal touch!

Examine the educational programs available at OUS. Notice the students, the faculty and the campus environment. Review the services offered to our students. Recognize that as a fast growing campus, we are adding new programs regularly; contact us for the latest updates. We are confident that you will agree - Ohio University Southern meets its claims of quality!

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Admissions Procedures & Deadlines

There is no specific deadline to apply for admissions to Ohio University Southern but it is to your advantage to plan ahead and apply early. To ensure adequate processing time, your application and academic credentials (transcripts, etc.) should be received based on the following
admit deadlines:

Admit Type
Admit Deadline

Freshman

1 week prior to start of semester

Transfer*

2 weeks prior to start of semester

Reenrollments**
without transfer credits

Through the 2nd week of semester

Reenrollments
with transfer credits

2 weeks prior to start of semester

Non-Degree Seeking***

Through the 1st week of the semester

*Transfer credits may take longer than 2 weeks to be evaluated.

**A reenrolling student is a student who has previously attended one of Ohio University’s campuses as a degree–seeking student but is not currently enrolled (excluding summer semester), and wishes to return as an undergraduate student, you are considered a re–enrolling student.

***A non-degree seeking student is a student who wishes to carry a limited number of courses at the University during the regular academic year and is not interested in earning a degree. 
Unofficial transcripts may be required if a class requires prerequisites.

Applications accepted after the dates listed above cannot be guaranteed to be processed prior to the start of the term requested.  If admitted after the start of the term, the University cannot guarantee that classes will not be full, cancelled, or unavailable.  In addition, completion of the entire admissions and registration process may take longer than one day. 

During peak times (prior to the start of the semester) we receive a high volume of applications and academic credentials. We appreciate your patience as we prepare these applications and academic credentials for review. Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks to complete the review process of your file.

Applications are processed once all academic credentials have been received.

Students may apply online at https://www.applyweb.com/apply/oubranch/