The Ohio State University -- Columbus

Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University -- Columbus

Columbus, OH

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Undergrad Diversity

Tuition & Fees

$11,518

$33,502

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 33,619
Declined 15,468
Total Received 49,087
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Public

49,971

undergraduate students

16,046

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Ohio State University, founded in 1870, is a large, public, land-grant university. Its 1,665-acre main campus is located in Columbus, OH.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 66,017
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,665-acre campus in Columbus (population: 879,170); branch campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, and Wooster. Served by air and bus. School operates transportation on campus and to some nearby neighborhoods. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
60%
Top 1/4
93%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
590
75th
740
25th
620
75th
34
25th
26
75th
31
25th
26
75th
32
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 33,619
Declined 15,468
Total Received 49,087

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,846

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,615
Room & board $13,066
Additional fees $903
Books & supplies $1,082
Total $25,666
Average Financial Aid - $10,846
Total with Avg. Aid $14,820
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 678-6440
buckeyelink@osu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Diving
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Synchronized swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, boxing, cricket, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, boxing, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee), volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

corn hole, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, ice hockey, inner-tube water polo, Kan Jam, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate disc, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Ten Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other.
Anatomy.
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Economics.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Atomic/Molecular Physics.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioethics/Medical Ethics.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Comparative Literature.
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Computational Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminology.
Dance, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
East Asian Studies.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Food Science.
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health and Wellness, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hebrew Language and Literature.
History, General.
History, Other.
Horticultural Science.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Product Design.
Insurance.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Islamic Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Italian Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Korean Language and Literature.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Learning Sciences.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Linguistics.
Livestock Management.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Anthropology.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Microbiology, General.
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Modern Greek Language and Literature.
Molecular Genetics.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Optics/Optical Sciences.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Surveying Technology/Surveying.
Sustainability Studies.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Teacher Education.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

66,017

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

49,971
students

Female
49%
24,477

Male
51%
25,494

24%

16,046
students

Female
58%
9,246

Male
42%
6,800

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

43,941
students

Female
49%
21,414

Male
51%
22,527

13%

6,030
students

Female
51%
3,063

Male
49%
2,967

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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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
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