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Tuition & Fees

$10,591

$29,695

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
55%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
52%
600-699
35%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
30-36
55%
24-29
35%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
43%
24-29
50%
18-23
6%
12-17
1%
30-36
51%
24-29
42%
18-23
6%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

48%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,964
Declined + 24,818
Total Received 47,782
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Public

45,946

undergraduate students

13,891

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Finance
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Codes

SAT 1592
ACT 3312

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Ohio State University -- Columbus, founded in 1870, is a public comprehensive university located in Columbus, OH.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 59,837
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Columbus, OH

1,665 acre campus in Columbus (population: 860,090); branch campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, and Wooster. Served by air and bus; train serves Cincinnati (100 miles). School operates transportation on campus and to some nearby neighborhoods. Public transportation serves campus.

The Ohio State University — Columbus
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
45 fraternities 13% of male students
 
25 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
64%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
55%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
52%
600-699
35%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
30-36
55%
24-29
35%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
43%
24-29
50%
18-23
6%
12-17
1%
30-36
51%
24-29
42%
18-23
6%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,964
Declined + 24,818
Total Received 47,782

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact


P: 614 292-3980
F: 614 292-4818
askabuckeye@osu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $43,356,601
State $11,276,395
Institutional $114,005,042
Other external $9,201,129
Total $177,839,167

Non-need-based

Federal $130,425
State $2,145,562
Institutional $74,659,915
Other external $10,518,307
Total $87,454,209

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
crew
cross-country
diving
fencing
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
riflery
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Ten Conference, Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Brutus Buckeye
School colors
scarlet and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Management Information Systems
Actuarial Science
Actuarial/Quantitative Risk Management
Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering
African-American/African Studies
Agribusiness/Applied Economics
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Commerce
Agricultural Communication
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Systems Management
Agricultural/Environmental/Development Economics
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agronomic Industries
Agronomy
Air Transportation
Allied Medical Professions
Anatomy
Ancient History/Classics
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Clinical/Preclinical Research
Applied Statistics
Arabic
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Arts
Arts Administration/Education/Policy
Arts Management
Arts Policy/Administration
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Aviation
Aviation Management
Beef/Sheep Production/Management
Biochemical Sciences
Biochemistry
Bioenergy/Biological Waste Management
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Sciences
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Logistics Engineering
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Child/Youth Studies
Chinese
City/Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Classics
Communication
Communications
Community Leadership
Comparative Studies
Comparative/Veterinary Medicine
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer/Information Science
Construction Systems Management
Construction Technology
Consumer Sciences
Consumer/Family Financial Services
Contemporary Art/Curatorial Practice
Criminology
Crop Management/Services
Crop Science
Culinary Science
Dairy Cattle Production/Management Technology
Dairy Science
Dance
Dance Studies
Data Analytics
Dental Hygiene
Dentistry
Design
Dietetics
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early/Middle Childhood Studies
Earth Sciences
East Asian Languages/Literatures
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
English
Entomology
Environment/Natural Resources
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Policy/Decisionmaking
Environmental Resources Management
Environmental Resources Science
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Evolution/Ecology
Evolution/Ecology/Organismal Biology
Exercise Science
Family Resource Management/Consumer Studies
Family/Consumer Science Education
Fashion/Retail Studies
Film Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Floral Design/Marketing Technology
Fluid Power
Food Agricultural/Biological Engineering
Food Business Management
Food Science/Nutrition
Food/Agricultural/Biological Engineering
Foreign Language Education
Forestry Fisheries/Wildlife
French
French/Italian
Genetic Counseling
Geodetic Science/Surveying
Geographic Information Sciences
Geography
Geological Sciences
German
German Languages/Literature
Germanic Languages/Literature
Global Engineering Leadership
Globalization Studies
Greek/Latin
Greenhouse Production/Management Technology
Health Care Innovation
Health Information Management
Health Promotion
Health Sciences
Health Services Management
Health/Rehabilitation Science
Health/Wellness Innovation in Healthcare
Hebrew
History
History of Art
Horse Production/Management Technology
Horse Science
Horticultural Science
Horticulture/Crop Science
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Science
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Nutrition
Human Resource Management
Human Resources
Industrial Design
Industrial Interior/Visual Communication
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Systems
Insurance
Integrated Language Arts/English Education
Integrative Biomedical Sciences
Interior Design
International Business Administration
International Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian
Japanese
Jazz Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Journalism/Communication
Kinesiology
Korean
Lab Science Technology
Labor/Human Resources
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Construction/Contracting Technology
Landscape Horticulture
Latin American Studies
Law
Learning Technologies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Livestock Science
Logistics Management
Mapping/Land Information Science
Marketing
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Meat Science
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Dietetics
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Sciences
Medical Technology
Medicine
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Microbiology
Middle Childhood Education
Modern Greek
Molecular Cellular/Developmental Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Virology/Immunology/Medical Genetics
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology
Moving Image Production
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History
Music Performance
Music Performance/Jazz Studies
Music Performance/Orchestral Instrument
Music Performance/Piano
Music Performance/Voice
Music Theory
Natural Resource Management
Natural Resources
Near Eastern Languages/Cultures
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nursery Management Technology
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutrition/Exercise Science
Occupational Therapy
Operations Management
Optometry
Oral Biology
Orchestral Instruments
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Pathology
Personalized Study
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teacher Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Piano
Plant Biology
Plant Cellular/Molecular Biology
Plant Health Management
Plant Pathology
Political Science
Portuguese
Power/Equipment Technology
Pre-Agricultural Education
Professional Golf Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Management/Leadership/Policy
Public Policy Analysis
Public Policy/Management
Radiologic Sciences/Therapy
Real Estate/Urban Analysis
Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapy
Risk Management/Insurance
Romance Studies
Rural Sociology
Russian
Science
Science/Mathematics Education
Sexuality Studies
Slavic/East European Languages/Literatures
Slavic/East European Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Spanish/Portuguese
Special Education
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport Industry
Sport/Leisure Studies
Sports Coaching
Statistics
Studio Art
Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable Plant Systems
Swine Production/Management
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching/Learning
Technical Education/Training
Textiles/Clothing
Theatre
Translational Plant Sciences
Turfgrass Management Technology
Turfgrass Science
Veterinary Biosciences
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Vision Science
Visual Communication Design
Welding Engineering
Women's Studies
World Literature
World Politics
Zoology
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Undergraduate

77%

45,946
students

Female
48%
22,110

Male
52%
23,836

Graduate

23%

13,891
students

Female
55%
7,584

Male
45%
6,307

undergraduateFull-time

91%

42,003
students

Female
49%
20,284

Male
51%
21,719

undergraduatePart-time

9%

3,943
students

Female
47%
1,826

Male
53%
2,117

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

87%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: October 1

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marco Chavez
Program Coordinator for International Admissions
614 688-3344
int.undergrad@osu.edu

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