Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:
The Ohio State Academy program has a selective admission process in which students are considered for admission based on their academic performance. Students applying for admission to the Academy program should meet the following criteria (depending on campus):

Ohio State ATI Campus in Wooster:

  • Meeting the state of Ohio's College Readiness Indicators:
    • ACT English score of 18   
    • ACT Reading score of 22  
    • ACT Math score of 22 

OR equivalent SAT or ACCUPLACER scores as outlined below:

   Student Eligibility Assessment Scores

  • ACT

    • English - 18
    • Reading - 22
    • Math - 22
  • SAT (taken March 2016 or later)

    • Evidence Based Reading and Writing - 480
    • Mathematics - 530
  • Next Generation ACCUPLACER

    • Writing - 263 OR 5 on WritePlacer
    • Reading - 250
    • Math - 263
  • Classic ACCUPLACER

    • Sentence Skills - 88 OR 5 on WritePlacer
    • Reading Comprehension - 80
    • College Level Math (CLM) - 55
  • Please note that we cannot accept ACCUPLACER test results from another institution. 

Columbus Campus Academy Admission Requirements:

  • High school curriculum and performance (class rank, GPA)
  • Standardized college admissions test: ACT or SAT
  • Accelerated curriculum (Honors, AP, IB)
  • Ability and desire to contribute to a diverse campus community
  • Leadership, co-curricular and work experiences
  • Competitiveness of high school
  • Status as a first-generation college student
  • Outstanding talent in a particular area
  • High school performance was adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors