Undergraduate Admissions, 110 Enarson Hall,154 W, 12th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210 614-292-3980
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About The Ohio State University-Columbus
  • Year of Foundation 1870
  • Size of Campus 3469 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 37,411
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%, 55%, 11%
  • Avg. Book Exp. $1,554
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,994 in-state, $23,178 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $9,180
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 39,065
The Ohio State University’s main Columbus campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. More than 55,000 students select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors, and 240 master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 28
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Lambda Delta / Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Epsilon Lambda Chapter; Alpha Zeta Partners; Arnold Air Society - General Curtis E. LeMay Squadron; Association of Ohio State Class Honoraries
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus African American Heritage Festival; Fall Quarter Student Involvement Fair; BuckeyeThon (24 hour dance marathon for charity); Big Free Concert; Community Involvement; Wellness Late Nite Programming.
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Heritage Festival; African Youth League; Allies for Diversity; American Indian Council; American Indian Science and Engineering Society; Asian American Association; Asian Pacific American Caucus for Graduat
  • Number of frats 40
  • Number of students in fraternities 40
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of sororities 19
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) 24/7 Prayer, Acts Cafe: Soul Xpressions, Adventist Students for Christ, African American Voices, All Nations Christian Fellowship, Alpha Nu Omega Sorority Incorporated, BCM / Crosswalk Mistries, Buckeye Believers, Buckeye L
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbus (6), Cincinnati (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati (100)
  • Distance to nearest bus Columbus (2)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 16%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 8%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 38
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 26%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 24%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (87%), apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (2%), special housing for disabled students (2%), cooperative housing (4%), other housing options (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 62%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 4%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities Baggs Memorial Library Biological Sciences/Pharmacy Library Black Studies Library Book Depository Business Library Byrd Polar Archives Cartoon Research Library Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies Children's Hospital Library an
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 48,901
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums General Clinical Research Center Global Supply Chain Forum Graphics and Animation Laboratory Historic Costume and Textiles Collection Immunobehavior Laboratory Information Processing Systems Laboratory Information Systems Laboratory Institute f
  • Number Of Microforms 5,834,511
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 34,745
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 250
  • Number Of Books in Library 5,936,434
  • Computer Courses No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Number of e-books 18,672
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 64%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs IBM, Battelle, Accenture, Bank One
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 19%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,194
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis