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Ohio State University, founded in 1870, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 3,390-acre campus is located in Columbus.

Website: www.osu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
46,820
Undergraduate
Students
(48.7%) 22,779 Women
(51.3%) 24,041 Men
14,350
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
48% of 47,782 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
650-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
641 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

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
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$14,925
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,453
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
4,110
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Columbus Population
809,798
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Brutus Buckeye
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.7% Asian
6.8% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.1% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students
8.4% from 71 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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