How To Apply

Domestic Applicants

All applicants are required to apply through the centralized application service SOPHAS

All application materials MUST be sent directly to the centralized application service. A completed application includes the following:

- Completed SOPHAS or HAMPCAS application
- Official transcripts from all previous or current college coursework
- Official GRE scores (SOPHAS code: 4233, HAMPCAS code: 0705)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Resume or CV
- Ohio State University Supplemental Application (this will be emailed to you from Ohio State once your centralized application is complete)

International Applicants

All applicants are required to apply through the centralized application service SOPHAS, except:

All application materials MUST be sent directly to the centralized application service. A completed application includes the following:

- Completed SOPHAS or HAMPCAS application
- WES evaluations for all non-U.S. transcripts (SOPHAS requires that all students obtain a WES evaluation of non-U.S. transcripts)
- Official transcripts from any previous or current college coursework taken within the U.S. 
- Official GRE scores (SOPHAS code: 4233, HAMPCAS code: 0705)
- Official TOEFL scores (SOPHAS code: 5688) Please click here for Ohio State TOEFL requirements. 
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Resume or CV
- Ohio State University Supplemental Application (this will be emailed to you from Ohio State once your centralized application is complete)

To learn more about becoming an international student at Ohio State, please visit our Office of International Affairs.

Application Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application 3-4 weeks prior to the posted deadline to allow for processing time. Applications received after the deadlines will be considered only if space remains available. The application deadline for the Veterinary Public Health Program is May 15.