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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 

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

    • Writing - 263 
    • Reading - 250
    • Math - 263
  • To schedule an ACCUPLACER test (if you have never taken the ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER before), contact the Ohio State ATI testing center at (330) 287-1247. You cannot take the Accuplacer until you have submitted your application and documents to Ohio State. If you have previously taken the ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER, contact the Ohio State Mansfield campus at (419) 755-4133 or go to and click "Accuplacer Registration." Please note that we cannot accept ACCUPLACER test results from any institution except Ohio State University. 
COVID-19 Flexibility:

Covid-10 Flexibility for 2022-23: Students who do not have a college-ready test score can be admitted if they have a minimum academic GPA of 3.0 and at least 2 credits of high school English and math.

Some policies and timelines may be adjusted due to COVID-19. Requirements are set by ODHE. Be sure to check the website for updates.


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