Becoming a Buckeye

The decision to continue your educational journey is an important one. Choosing to take that step at The Ohio State University at Lima is an easy one. The campus brings together the resources and expertise of the state's No. 1 public university with the tight knit community on the Lima campus. Take the opportunity to discover all that Ohio State Lima has to offer you as you explore the links below and make the first step toward your future. When you are ready to learn more about how you can become a Buckeye at Ohio State Lima, reach out to our Office of Admissions.

Completed Application Includes

  • Completed Freshmen Application
  • $60 Application Fee or Application Fee Waiver*
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official ACT or SAT scores sent from the testing agency. (Test scores are not required for the regional campuses, but strongly encouraged due to scholarship requirements. Test scores also help dictate placement testing needs.)

*contact to request an application fee waiver.

Application Deadlines

  • Autumn Semester (begins in August): July 15
  • Spring Semester (begins in January): Dec 1
  • Summer Semester (begins in May/June): April 15

Transcripts should be sent electronically, if possible. The address to have them sent to is:

If electronic delivery is not possible, have transcript(s) mailed to the address below:
The Ohio State University
Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 182646
Columbus, OH 43218-2646