Tuition & Scholarships for Residential Undergraduate Students

OCU Direct Costs 2018-2019

 

  Resident Commuter
Tuition & Fees $20,806.00 $20,806.00
Room & Board $8,076.00 $0.00
Total Direct Cost $28,882.00 $20,806.00

 

A happy group of Residential Undergraduate students at OCU.

Median Earnings for Past 12 Months

Invest in Your Future

At OCU we believe that the benefits of a college education far outweigh the costs, but we do understand that getting money to pay for college may be a challenge. The Ohio Christian University Financial Aid office is prepared to help you meet your financial needs in any way possible, including federal financial aid options and on-campus jobs.

 
99% of OCU students receive financial aid.
2018-2019
Hours
12-18 hours $9728 per semester
1-11 hours $886 per hour
Above 18 hours $670 per hour
Summer $343 per hour
Room & Board
Room $2019 per semester
Gold Meal Plan
19 meals per week
$2019 per semester
Silver Meal Plan
(Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors only)
14 meals per week
$1837 per semester
Bronze Meal Plan
(Seniors only)
10 meals per week
$1655 per semester
Miscellaneous Fees
Student Support Fee
7 hours and above $375 per semester
1-6 hours $150 per semester
Registration Fee  
1+ hours $50 per semester
Technology Fee  
1+ hours $250 per semester
Estimated Book Fees  
1+ hours $450 per semester

 

 
$4.3 Million in Scholarships Awarded in 2017

Scholarships

Ohio Christian University would like to commend and reward you for your hard work in high school. Our scholarships are awarded upon acceptance and renewed each year as long as you maintain the required GPA and full-time enrollment.

The successful Creative Communities Scholars will receive a $10,000 scholarship toward tuition at Ohio Christian University and a $2,500 stipend per year for their work as an intern in a field aligned with their major.

One male and one female will be selected each year for the scholarship. All finalists for the scholarship will be eligible for consideration in other OCU scholarship awards.

The scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

  • Academics – minimum qualification to apply is an ACT Comprehensive Score of 22 (or SAT equivalent), a High School G.P.A. of 3.3 using a standard 4.0 scale, and one recommendation letter from an academic reference.
  • Character, Service, and Leadership – Students who volunteer, are active in their communities or churches, or show leadership potential are preferred. A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the student’s character or service is requested.
  • Attend a public or private school with approximately 750 or fewer students in grades 9-12.

Application & Due Dates

All applicants must: (1) fill out the Community Scholars Application and submit the required elements; and, (2) file an application with Ohio Christian University. Only those who have submitted both applications will be considered to have a full file and will be eligible for the scholarship.
All applications are due January 8, 2018

Process

  1. The scholarship committee will meet the week of January 8 to begin reviewing materials.
  2. Letters and e-communication will be sent to all applicants on or about January 15.
  3. Finalists will be asked to come to campus for an interview with the committee on Saturday, January 20, and compete with other academic scholars for a full-ride tuition scholarship.
  4. A decision will be made on or before Friday, January 26 and all finalists will receive a communication from the University at that time concerning the selection.

Apply Now for the 2018-2019 Creative Community Scholarship

The successful Ohio’s Future Scholars will receive a $10,000 scholarship toward tuition at Ohio Christian University and a $2,500 stipend per year for their work as an intern in a field aligned with their major.

One male and one female will be selected each year for the scholarship. All finalists for the scholarship will be eligible for consideration in other OCU scholarship awards.

The scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

  • Academics – minimum qualification to apply is an ACT Comprehensive Score of 22 (or SAT equivalent), a High School G.P.A. of 3.25 using a standard 4.0 scale, and one recommendation letter from an academic reference.
  • Character, Service, and Leadership – Students who volunteer, are active in their communities or churches, or show leadership potential are preferred. A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the student’s character or service is requested.
  • Racial / Ethnic Heritage – students from African, Asian, and Hispanic descent.

Application & Due Dates

All applicants must: (1) fill out the Ohio’s Future Scholars Application and submit the required elements; and, (2) file an application with Ohio Christian University. Only those who have submitted both applications will be considered to have a full file and will be eligible for the scholarship.
All applications are due January 8, 2018

Process

  1. The scholarship committee will meet the week of January 8 to begin reviewing materials.
  2. Letters and e-communication will be sent to all applicants on or about January 15.
  3. Finalists will be asked to come to campus for an interview with the committee on Saturday, January 20, and compete with other academic scholars for a full-ride tuition scholarship.
  4. A decision will be made on or before Friday, January 26 and all finalists will receive a communication from the University at that time concerning the selection.

Apply Now for the 2018-2019 Ohio’s Future Scholarship

The successful Home School Scholars will receive a $10,000 scholarship toward tuition at Ohio Christian University and a $2,500 stipend per year for their work as an intern in a field aligned with their major.

One male and one female will be selected each year for the scholarship. All finalists for the scholarship will be eligible for consideration in other OCU scholarship awards.

The scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

  • Academics – minimum qualification to apply is an ACT Comprehensive Score of 22 (or SAT equivalent), a High School G.P.A. of 3.25 using a standard 4.0 scale, and one recommendation letter from an academic reference.
  • Character, Service, and Leadership – Students who volunteer, are active in their communities or churches, or show leadership potential are preferred. A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the student’s character or service is requested.
  • • Home School – students must graduate from a home school program and, ideally, attended homeschool for at least 3 years.

Application & Due Dates

All applicants must: (1) fill out the Home School Scholarship Application and submit the required elements; and, (2) file an application with Ohio Christian University. Only those who have submitted both applications will be considered to have a full file and will be eligible for the scholarship.
All applications are due January 8, 2018

Process

  1. The scholarship committee will meet the week of January 8 to begin reviewing materials.
  2. Letters and e-communication will be sent to all applicants on or about January 15.
  3. Finalists will be asked to come to campus for an interview with the committee on Saturday, January 20, and compete with other academic scholars for a full-ride tuition scholarship.
  4. A decision will be made on or before Friday, January 26 and all finalists will receive a communication from the University at that time concerning the selection.

Apply Now for the 2018-2019 Homeschool Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students with a 28 ACT or higher. Students must maintain a 3.75 GPA for the Presidential Scholarship to be renewed each year.

The Provost's Scholarship is awarded to students who have a 23 - 27 ACT. Students must maintain a 3.25 GPA for the Honors Scholarship to be renewed each year.

The Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who have a 20 - 22 ACT. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA for the Merit Scholarship to be renewed each year.

The Good Neighbor Quality Student Grant is awarded to students who have graduated from a high school in one of the following counties: Pickaway, Ross, Fairfield, Fayette, Pike, Hocking, Madison, Franklin or Licking. Students who attend and graduate from a Christian School or Homeschool are also eligible.

OCU will match any money that a student's church contributes to his or her education with up to $500 per semester.

The Sibling Grant is offered to all siblings who attend OCU's Residential Undergraduate program at the same time and are both classified as dependent students.