Admissions Requirements

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Ohio Residents

If you are an Ohio resident who has never attended another college or university, you will be admissible to Ohio State ATI if you have graduated from a chartered high school and passed (or are exempt from) all sections of the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT’s).

An applicant who has satisfactorily passed the General Educational Development (GED) tests and received an Ohio High School Equivalency Diploma through the Department of Education is considered the equivalent of a high school graduate.

If you are an Ohio resident who has graduated from a high school that is not chartered by the state of Ohio, you will be considered for admission through a competitive admission process. This process involves a review of your high school curriculum and your performance in that coursework.

We will need the following information submitted for admission:

  • The online application
  • A $60 non-refundable application fee (credit card if paying online, or check or money order made payable to The Ohio State University)
  • Official high school transcript

If you plan to take the ACT or the SAT test, please release the results to Ohio State. (Scores that appear on your high school transcript will also be accepted for Ohio State ATI enrollment.) We don't require your scores for an admission decision, but they are required prior to registration (for students under the age of 21) for placement in math and English courses. Ohio State's ACT code is 3312. If you are planning to take the SAT, Ohio State's SAT code is 1009. 

Non-Ohio Residents
If you are a non-Ohio resident freshman interested in an Associate of Applied Science degree program, you will be considered for admission through an open enrollment process.  We will need the following information submitted for admission:

  • The online application
  • A $60 non-refundable application fee (credit card if paying online, or check or money order made payable to The Ohio State University)
  • Official high school transcript

If you are a non-Ohio resident freshman interested in an Associate of Science degree program, you will be considered for admission through a competitive admission process.  The primary criteria for admission will be your high school curriculum and performance in that coursework.  We will need the following information submitted for review:

  • The online application
  • A $60 non-refundable application fee (credit card if paying online, or check or money order made payable to The Ohio State University)
  • Official high school transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores

Home-schooled students are reviewed on an individual basis.  ACT or SAT test scores are needed for review before a decision is determined. Ohio State's ACT code is 3312. Ohio State's SAT code is 1009. 

International Applicants
Admission requirements, procedures, and deadlines for international applicants differ from those described above. 

Generally, the undergraduate international student applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of elementary and secondary schooling, must have excellent grades or marks for this schooling, must have adequate English language skills for study in the United States, and, with the exception of immigrants, must be able to document adequate financial resources to support one's living and educational costs while at Ohio State ATI.

Application deadlines for international students are approximately 3 to 6 months prior to the beginning of the semester for which admission is requested. International students can visit the Ohio State International Undergraduate Admissions site for more information.