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About Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian University is a private not-for-profit Christian school devoted to providing a quality, affordable online education to its students. There are ample opportunities for study, with program subjects including those more focused on Christian education, like ministry, biblical studies, and pastoral care, and more standard secular studies like business, information technology, and history.

The associate's, bachelor's, master's, and certificate options are all available in fully online formats. For students who wish to pursue an online program but also want a some more real world experiences, the OCU Online Plus program could be a great option. Students who opt to pursue this program are given opportunities to complete internships and study abroad experiences for course credit.

Founded in 1948, this university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and the Association for Biblical Higher Education.

Admission Requirements:

To be considered for admission to the OCUOnline Plus program at Ohio Christian University all candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Regular Admission: GPA 2.5+ AND ACT 19+ OR SAT 980+ OR CLT 58+
  • Provisional Admission: GPA 2.0-2.4 AND ACT 17-18 OR SAT 900-940 OR CLT 50-54

Accreditation Statement

Ohio Christian University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: www. hlcommission.org, 800-621-7440, The Association for Biblical Higher Education: www.abhe.org, 407-207-0808, The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education: www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation, 202-463-6930, The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation: caepnet.org/, 202-223-0077. It is authorized by The Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer associate, baccalaureate, and master's level education.

Why Ohio Christian University?

Highly Ranked Programs

The programs at OCU are often highly ranked nationwide for their excellence, in fact, the Bachelor's of Ministry and Master's in Pastoral Counseling have both been ranked as top online degree programs.

Affordable Tuition

Students at OCU are eligible for state and federal financial aid packages, making scholarships and tuition assistance readily available.

Convenient Course Format

Programs are formatted so only one course is taken at a time, and there are no predetermined times students must log in to complete their work.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry - Church Planting
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