Ohio State University - Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Columbus
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United States
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World
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13952
Top 1%

Ohio State University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate48%45%51%
Applicants47,78224,28223,500
Admissions22,96410,94612,018
Enrolled undergraduates7,2093,5043,705
Enrolled total (including graduate students)59,83730,14329,694

16,439 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,718 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,101
Percent of students submitting SAT scores29%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
655
Math
700

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores6,223
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
30
ACT Math
29

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Ohio State University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$27,037$46,141
Off-campus$26,125$45,229
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,292 and other expenses per full academic year.

Ohio State University - Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 15,198 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,718$28,822
Fees for full-time undergraduates$874$874
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$405$1,201
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,560$33,032
Fees for full-time graduates$865$865
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$723$2,065

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,917527152,459
Engineering1,6974911732,361
Health Professions and Related Programs9025627212,185
Social Sciences1,03444461,124
Biological and Biomedical Sciences936801061,122
Education36227075707
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs61186625
Psychology5123121564
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22431910553
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences4495738544
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences424137444
Visual and Performing Arts2866821375
Physical Sciences1535279284
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1784028246
Mathematics and Statistics1605717234
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies202247233
English Language and Literature & Letters1952510230
Natural Resources and Conservation183347224
Legal Professions and Studies29165194
Architecture and Related Services117668191
History1231020153
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6161
Transportation and Materials Moving3636
Philosophy and Religious Studies31536
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1912435
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies204529
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities283518
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields426
Grand Total210,8402,8301,60115,273

A total of 10,842 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ohio State University - Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 4,431 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%79%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

General info

Alternative namesOSU
Founded1870
MottoDisciplina in civitatem
Education for Citizenship
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsscarlet, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff30,336
Instructional FTE4,408
Research FTE103
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.osu.edu
Address190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, Ohio, 43210
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population787,000
Phone6142926446
Fax+1 (614) 292 9474

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