Ohio State University – Main Campus

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Ohio State University-Main Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(292) 646-8600
Website:www.osu.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:apply.osu.edu/
Address:190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:59,482
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):83%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:45,842 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,037
Out-of-state Tuition:$28,229
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,769

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Ohio State University-Main Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1854
Architecture and Related Services331
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies341
Biological and Biomedical Sciences101616
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1574
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs311
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1333
Engineering131312
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields111
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences555
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1687
Health Professions and Related Programs112128
History211
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1111
Mathematics and Statistics132
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1412
Natural Resources and Conservation411
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies311
Philosophy and Religious Studies411
Physical Sciences566
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions222
Social Sciences955
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts1575
Grand total3115711092

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Engineering1
Health Professions and Related Programs241
Grand total261

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ohio State University-Main Campus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,037
Out-of-state$28,229
Books and supplies$1,234

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,425
Out-of-state$32,873

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid6,15688%
Grant or scholarship aid5,59980%$9,769
Student loan aid2,89941%$7,224

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid30,34967%$9,119
Federal student loans18,75541%$6,691

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ohio State University-Main Campus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ohio State University-Main Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants44,84522,29022,555
Percent admitted100%52%56%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%17%18%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ohio State University-Main Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment59,482
Undergraduate enrollment45,831
Graduate enrollment13,651

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ohio State University-Main Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (College of Nursing)
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (College of Nursing)
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (College of Nursing)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Anesthesiology
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs (Ohio State University College of Optometry)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
    • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree (College of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (College of Medicine)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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