Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH, USA
4.15 Average Rating

Ohio State University was founded as a land-grant university in 1870 and is the third-largest campus in the nation. Now a sea- and space-grant university as well, the admissions process is “more selective.” U.S. News & World Report ranks OSU as the #16 Top Public School and popular majors include Psychology, Communications, and Finance.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
67%
Out of State Students
23%
0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 30
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1295
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
58,663
Total Number of Undergrads
45,289
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
61%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
83%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,099
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,168
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,360
0
100
73%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,769
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
1,000
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Columbus
Cleveland
Cincinnati
New York
Chicago
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,700
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What Students Are Saying

4.15 Average Rating
The Ohio State University is a place with endless opportunities for any student in any major. Our diversity, campus atmosphere, traditions, and Buckeye pride will make you feel like a part of something much bigger than yourself. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else.
Lisa from Charlotte, NC
Ohio State was originally the last school I wanted to go to, just because I lived so close and the size was so intimidating. However, after my college tour I fell in love and now it is home. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else and can't imagine going to any other college.
Cameron from Delaware, OH

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