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Ohio State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Columbus, OH

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,986
Out-of-state: $48,963
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,084
Out-of-state: $32,061
Room and Board
$12,708
Books and Supplies
$1,168
Other Expenses
$3,026
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
scsc@osu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003090
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
6,258 (81.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,609 (57.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,572 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,052 (29.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$16,288
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,304 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,174
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,520 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,350
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 300 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,344 (30.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,825

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
28,401 (66.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
19,530 (68.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
19,101 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,446 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$15,392
Need-Based Gift
Received by 16,712 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,037
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 15,336 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,206
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 913 (4.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
9,160 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,981

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,242
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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