Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH 45810

Ohio Northern University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Ada, Ohio. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3,934 and 2,522 students were accepted.

Northern's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $29,240 and fees $580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,240 and $580 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 34

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Ohio Northern University

Defiance College
45.94 miles away
Urbana University
46.15 miles away
Wittenberg University
57.22 miles away
Mercy College of Ohio
63.25 miles away
Otterbein University
64.55 miles away
Lourdes University
65.4 miles away
Cedarville University
70.14 miles away
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
70.25 miles away
Franklin University
71.12 miles away
Capital University
73.1 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/27/2008 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading510 to 600
SAT: Math520 to 635
SAT: Writing508 to 590
ACT Composite23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,928
30k to 48k$19,797
48k to 75k$22,159
75k to 110k$24,326
Over 110k$27,981
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,220.00 $1,220.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $975.00 $975.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley - Nurses' Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably [...]

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of [...]

William Patterson Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wooster High School who will attend Ohio Northern University full-time. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Bachelor's in Nursing Degree Scholarships

Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program [...]

Service League Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited school of nursing located in Ohio. They must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. [...]

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing
Ohio Northern University
525 S. Main St
Ada, OH 45810

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