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Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Residential Undergraduate program at Ohio Christian University, all candidates must complete the following steps:


Submit a completed application along with a $25 non-refundable application fee. (Apply Online)

Request Transcripts

Request official transcript(s) from your high school and any college you have attended previously. Transcripts must include all course work and grades. Official transcripts must be mailed directly to OCU from your school(s). Photocopies or copies delivered by the candidate will not be accepted. GED certificate or Home School Completion Verification is acceptable in lieu of a high school diploma. For high school students The admissions process is not complete until final transcript is received after high school graduation. All official high school transcripts must be sent directly from the high school to the Admissions Office. (Transcript Request Forms below)

Send Your Test Results

Forward results from either the ACT or SAT I test. If taken more than once, show all results. OCU's school code is 3249 for the ACT. Our school code for the SAT I is 1091. Scores may be sent directly from ACT, SAT I or included on your high school transcript. For more information, see your high school counselor or contact:

If you have not yet taken the  ACT or SAT, you may attend one of our scheduled ACT test dates. It's free to take the test, but your results will only be available for OCU.

Submit Minister's Reference Form

Complete the top portion of the Minister's Reference Form and give it to your Minister/Pastor, asking that the questionnaires be completed and returned immediately. (get reference form)


Admission Forms and Links:

The forms listed below are required for admission to the Traditional Undergraduate Program.  Since each student's situation is unique, you may not need to complete all of them.  If you have questions about which forms to use, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-877-762-8669 or

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