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The OHIO Transfer Experience

Ohio University is the place that fits your educational needs, whether you are transferring to the Athens Campus for a classic residential college experience, or if you are completing your degree online or at a regional campus.


  • Ohio University is proud to be named on Phi Theta Kappa's annual Transfer Honor Roll for its fourth consecutive year, marking us as a top transfer-friendly school
  • As a pioneer in transfer credit acceptance, OHIO continues to streamline the process for students.
  • With numerous orientation and support programs (from Learning Communities to transfer ambassadors), OHIO helps transfer students seamlessly transition.

Am I a transfer student?

All campuses of Ohio University consider you to be a transfer applicant if you have completed more than 9 semester (or 12 quarter) hours at another regionally accredited institution after graduating from high school.

Transfer Resources

Being a Bobcat


    Focus on Academics

    In our more than 250 academic programs, you can expect challenging coursework, exciting research and creative activity, and real-world experience to help realize your potential.


    Student Life

    Discover new interests and build your personal Bobcat network. OHIO is committed to your health and safety, scholarship, student development, citizenship and diversity — right where you live.

Best college town to live in forever
Number of exclusive transfer scholarships
Top 10
Military-Friendly School

Important Dates

  • Submit Housing Contract

    May 15, 2024

    Submission of the housing contract and deposit by May 15 confirms your intent to enroll at OHIO in fall 2024.

  • Fall Transfer Application Deadline

    June 15, 2024

    Application priority date to transfer for fall 2024 is June 15.

  • OHIO Transfer Day

    Monday, April 22, 2024

    Thinking about transferring to OHIO? Join us for this one-day event where you'll review how your credits will transfer to OHIO and learn more about life on the Athens campus, including academics, residence life and campus organizations.

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* According to Phi Theta Kappa