The Ohio State University at Newark

School Counselors

Welcome School Counselors!

You are the strongest link to our students and our mission to provide access to higher education for all Ohioans. Our Admissions staff feel a special bond with you in the commitment to the development of students from pre-Kindergarten to post-Baccalaureate. Many of you are more than colleagues, you are friends. We treasure those relationships. And if we don't know you yet, be in touch!

Visit the Admitted Students web page for more information.

Please click here for dates for on-campus Buckeye Visit Days and Information Days.

Online Application Deadlines:

Spring semester 2023: December 1, 2022
Autumn semester 2023: July 14, 2023

After these dates, students may still apply for admission; however, students need to call the Admissions Office at 740.366.9344 to get the passcodes to add to their online late application or to schedule a one-on-one appointment with an admissions counselor on the Ohio State Newark campus.

FAFSA Priority Deadline: February 1, 2023

Our special interest scholarship applications will be due March 1, 2023

Request Information for Your Student

CCP Program -- The Academy
Information about application procedures, the program and deadlines. Contact C.R. Barclay, Academy Advisor, for more information at 740.366.9396 or

Columbus Campus Counselor Site

Deadlines for Students

Special Interest Scholarships

More Information for Counselors

ACT/SAT Scores: Please keep in mind that standardized test scores are not required for admission to Ohio State Newark; however, they are required for scholarship consideration. Test scores should be sent from the testing agency to the Undergraduate Admissions Office in Columbus.

High School Transcripts: Official high school transcripts should be sent to the Ohio State Undergraduate Admissions Office in Columbus and the preference is to send transcripts electronically ( The Ohio State Newark campus cannot accept any transcripts.

After Your Student is Accepted: It is important that students are reminded to activate their Buckeye email account. After acceptance, the University uses the Ohio State email account to communicate with students and Financial Aid will only respond to students via their Buckeye email account. Information regarding orientation, placement testing and much more is sent to this account.
Our admissions staff is eager to work with you and your students. Please contact our office at 740.366.9344 should you or your students need our assistance.

Visits to Campus

Ohio State Newark welcomes schools to bring groups of students to visit our campus virtually. If you are interested in scheduling a virtual Group Visit, please review the Group Visit Form.

A note about accessibility: We want all individuals to engage fully in our online events. If you need accommodations such as captioning, please email We appreciate 14 days’ notice, but will make every effort to accommodate all requests.