The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

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Undergrad Diversity

Tuition & Fees

$11,518

$33,502

not including housing and food

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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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School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 66,017
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

1,665-acre campus in Columbus (population: 879,170); regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, and CFAES Wooster (ATI). 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
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH
43210

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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

Fun Facts

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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-preparatory 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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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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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,846

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,615
Housing & Food $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 Aid Office


P: 614-292-0300
buckeyelink@osu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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

88%

43,941
students

Female
49%
21,414

Male
51%
22,527

12%

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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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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