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The Graduate School

How to Apply to The Graduate School

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You are ready to transform your career through one of Otterbein University's graduate programs. Start today by filling out our simple application. To apply to Otterbein, follow the four easy steps below. Please be sure to review your program of study and the program-specific requirements for admission (see links at left).

  1. Create your account

    In order to complete your application you will need to create an account. On the login page of the application, click New User to create your account. You can save your application and log back in at any time to finish - just remember to write down your login ID and pin.
  2. Fill out the application

    You can complete your application in any order, save your work and come back to it later.
    • To save what you have done so far and exit your application, click the 'finish later' button, and then click exit.
    • To log back into your application and continue working on it, select the 'apply for admission' link and enter your login ID and pin.
  3. Submit your application

    Check your application carefully. When you are satisfied with it and are ready to submit it to us, click 'application is complete' at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Pay your $25 Application Fee

    This fee will be applied one time when a student makes their initial application to a graduate program; there will be no additional application fee for re-enrollments.
  5. Mail us your additional information

    Please note the specific admission requirements for your program (see links at left). For example, most programs require official transcripts, letters of recommendation, essays, and qualifying test scores. Mail your materials to:

    The Graduate School
    Otterbein University
    1 South Grove Street
    Westerville, OH 43081

    If you have questions about applying to Otterbein please email us , give us a call at 614-823-3210, or contact Deb Williams Admissions and Data Management Coordinator at 614-823-3270 dwilliams@otterbein.edu

/ The Graduate School

The Graduate School is located in Roush Hall, room 208.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

p/ 614.823.3210
e/ grad@otterbein.edu


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