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Ohio Northern University

Ada, Ohio

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Ohio Northern University

Private 4 Year

About Ohio Northern University

Ohio Northern University is a private, United Methodist Church–affiliated university in Ada, Ohio. Founded by Henry Solomon Lehr in 1871, ONU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.


Located in Ada, Ohio.

525 S. Main St, Ada, OH, 45810-1599, Hardin County

Ohio Northern University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2023 Best Colleges in America

#386 of 6828

2023 Best Colleges in Ohio

#17 of 313

2023 Top Religious Colleges in Ohio

#3 of 49

Most Popular Majors

Out of 23 majors categories at Ohio Northern University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Ohio Northern University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years