As a Catholic liberal arts university in the Dominican tradition, Ohio Dominican University is guided in its educational mission by the Dominican motto: to contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation. Ohio Dominican educates individuals committed to intellectual, spiritual and professional growth, who develop into lifelong learners, serving others in a global society. They in turn become ethical and effective leaders grounded in the pursuit of truth, justice and peace.
As a Catholic liberal arts university in the Dominican tradition, ODU is guided in its educational mission by the Dominican motto: To contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation.
Connect your passion with a purpose at Ohio Dominican University, Central Ohio's Catholic University. ODU offers 40 majors, including new programs in Software Engineering and Insurance & Risk Management, as well as nine master's programs that prepare you for an exciting career in a high-demand field.
ODU's most popular majors include Business Administration, Biology, Exercise Science and Early Childhood Education. Ohio Dominican offers a variety of pre-professional programs and early acceptance opportunities, including into its Physician Assistant master's program and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. ODU's Honors Program is perfect for students who want to deepen their understanding of important issues.
Ohio Dominican has 2,500 students and is located less than 10 minutes from the heart of downtown Columbus – the nation's 15th largest city – giving you easy access to internships in a variety of expanding industries. ODU's 75-acre tree-lined campus is located just minutes from Easton Town Center, one of the region's top entertainment, shopping and dining destinations.
ODU has a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, meaning you'll receive personal attention from your professor inside and outside of the classroom. Approximately 98 percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial assistance.
Ohio Dominican is Central Ohio's only NCAA Division II athletic program, offering 16 varsity sports. ODU is consistently ranked as a top tier Midwestern university by U.S. News & World Report. ODU was founded in 1911 by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Learn more about Ohio Dominican University and schedule your visit today at ohiodominican.edu.