Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

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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
45,946
Undergraduate
Students
(48.1%) 22,110 Women
(51.9%) 23,836 Men
13,891
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
691 average
650-750 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
653 average
610-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,947
Out-of-state: $46,051
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,591
Out-of-state: $29,695
Room and Board
$12,252
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$14,976
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,158
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,992
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
14.2% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.6% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
7.8% from 69 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 3
History    
Academic Electives 1 3

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
281 W. Lane Ave.
Student Academic Services Building
City, State, Zip
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone
(614) 292-3980
Fax
(614) 292-4818
E-mail
askabuckeye@osu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 47,782 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 23,500 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 24,282 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
8,083 (35%) of 22,964 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,057 (34%) of 12,018 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,026 (37%) of 10,946 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
62% of 27209 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
5,051
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,283
Students Admitted From Wait List
852

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
691 average
650-750 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
52%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
653 average
610-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
27%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
17%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
29 average
27-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
51%
Score of 24 - 29
42%
Score of 18 - 23
6%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 64%
Top quarter: 95%
Top half: 99%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
4%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,947
Out-of-state: $46,051
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,591
Out-of-state: $29,695
Room and Board
$12,252
Books and Supplies
$1,234
Other Expenses
$2,870
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 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
5,869 (81.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,475 (59.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,453 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
843 (24.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$14,976
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,236 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,497
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,567 (74.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,343
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 288 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,908 (26.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,886

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
27,918 (66.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
19,942 (71.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
19,672 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,778 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$13,960
Need-Based Gift
Received by 17,285 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,325
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 16,483 (83.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,194
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 864 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
8,114 (19.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,189

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,158
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins 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, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,889
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Construction Management
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology, General
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Optics/Optical Sciences
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Voice and Opera
  • Welding Technology/Welder
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
3,992
Part-Time Faculty
1,597
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
71%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
6,973,187
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts, Master of Animal Science, Master of Architecture, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Environment and Natural Resources, Master of Health Administration, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Accounting, Master of Human Resources Management, Master of Business Operational Excellence, Master in Plant Health Management, Master of Applied Statistics, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of City and Regional Planning, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Finance, Master in Business Logistics Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Dental Hygiene, Master of Mathematical Sciences

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Allied Health--General
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetics
  • Geodetic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Research
  • Optical Sciences
  • Optometry
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Portuguese
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Rural Sociology
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Women's Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Optometry, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetics
  • Geodetic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Optical Sciences
  • Optometry
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Rural Sociology
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Women's Studies

Location and Setting


Boston Population
809,798
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Campus Size
1,665 acres

Weather

Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
Rain
137 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
69%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
lighted pathways and sidewalks, self-defense education

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Brutus Buckeye
School Colors
Scarlet and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Fencing x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x x x
Ice Hockey x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Riflery x   x  
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Fencing x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Riflery x  
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Fencing x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Riflery x  
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
field hockey, football, sand volleyball, softball, table tennis, tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, artificial intelligence club, international friendships, pre-dental club of the ohio state university, rubik's cube club, smiles with style
Sororities
14.2% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
45,946
Women
22,110 (48.1%)
Men
23,836 (51.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
42,003
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.6% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students.
7.8% from 69 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
13,891

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
94.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
79.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
82.6%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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