We believe college is an investment in your future. It impacts your career direction, success and opportunities for a lifetime. At Ohio Northern, you’ll find one of the highest returns in the entire state.
Make a Sound Investment
Ranked No. 1 in Ohio for university most likely to place graduates in a job, according to career guidance site Zippia.
Ranked No. 8 for salary potential in the state of Ohio, according to PayScale.
Can't Miss Opportunity
By combining ONU scholarships with other forms of financial aid, we continue to make a Northern education affordable for you and your family. As a result, the net cost is much more affordable than you might think.
Keep it Affordable
Think you can’t afford an ONU education? Think again.
Average amount of financial support awarded
Of students receive financial support
Awarded every year in scholarships and grants
Job and graduate school placement rate – well above the national average
There's Value to Becoming a Polar Bear
Our path to Affordable Excellence provides a high-quality educational experience and offers high-value academic and co-curriculum programs at a competitive price.
Virtual Financial Aid Meetings
Connect with the financial aid staff in virtual meetings specifically designed for students (applied and accepted) and families. You are able to review financial aid offers, discuss payment options and outline important next steps. All virtual meetings are held on Zoom.
Reserve your spot in the entering class by submitting your deposit. When you submit your deposit, you will be given access to set up your ONU email, register for Summer Orientation, and select your housing.
Don’t get hung up on the “sticker price.” The cost of an ONU education is comparable to a public university for many students after you figure in our generous financial aid package. The average amount of financial support awarded is $25,000. Estimate your cost with the Net Price Calculator.
Submit your application by Dec. 1 for maximum scholarship consideration.
Come experience campus firsthand and see what ONU has to offer. While you’re here, schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor who can walk you through the process and answer any questions you may have. Schedule a visit.
Earning your degree is likely one of the biggest and most rewarding investments you’ll make during your lifetime. Luckily, the Office of Financial Aid is here to guide and support you throughout your time at ONU.