Ohio State University – Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Columbus Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 39 52
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

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

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

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 Services 1,917 527 15 2,459
Engineering 1,697 491 173 2,361
Health Professions and Related Programs 902 562 721 2,185
Social Sciences 1,034 44 46 1,124
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 936 80 106 1,122
Education 362 270 75 707
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 611 8 6 625
Psychology 512 31 21 564
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 224 319 10 553
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 449 57 38 544
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 424 13 7 444
Visual and Performing Arts 286 68 21 375
Physical Sciences 153 52 79 284
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 178 40 28 246
Mathematics and Statistics 160 57 17 234
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 202 24 7 233
English Language and Literature & Letters 195 25 10 230
Natural Resources and Conservation 183 34 7 224
Legal Professions and Studies 29 165 194
Architecture and Related Services 117 66 8 191
History 123 10 20 153
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 61 61
Philosophy and Religious Studies 31 5 36
Transportation and Materials Moving 36 36
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 19 12 4 35
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 20 4 5 29
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 8 3 5 18
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 4 2 6
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 population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone6142926446
Fax+1 (614) 292 9474

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