Tag: admissions


National championship might not affect incoming freshmen applications

February 10, 2015
All eyes were on Ohio State after the Buckeyes’ 42-20 win over the University of Oregon in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, but the team’s success on the field does not necessarily mean that more applications will roll in for the next academic year. Vern Granger, vice president of enrollment services and director of admissions, stated in an email that “it is hard to determine whether (OSU) will receive a bump in applications due to the national championship in football.” He added, however, that OSU has been continuing the trend of receiving more applications for next school year. “Throughout this current admission cycle, the Columbus campus has been… Read more

Ohio State applications from home-schooled students rising

February 2, 2014
Home-schooled students could soon become more common at Ohio State with applications on the rise. In a statement from the Office of Enrollment Services, emailed to The Lantern by OSU spokeswoman Amy Murray, said the number of home-schooled student applications has risen significantly over the last several years. “For Autumn 2013, we received 78 applications, which was an increase from the previous year of 45,” Murray said in an email. There usually are only a “handful” of applications from home-schooled students, who follow the same admissions process as other applicants, Murray said. According to a Fall Semester 2013 newsletter from OSU Undergraduate Admissions, OSU saw a nearly 25 percent increase… Read more