OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS

Columbus, OhioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1922Established Year
  43603Enrollment

The Ohio State University is a public university established in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Established in 1870 as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College, the university is the third largest in the US based on campus area.

The university offers over 400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. The most popular programs offered are –

  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Finance, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Why Choose Ohio State University?

  • The university had an endowment of USD 4.2 billion in 2017.
  • It considered the 16th best university in the US.
  • It has over 1000 student organizations as a part of extensive student life program.
  • The university is a member of Big Ten Conference for majority of sports.
  • The alumni pool includes Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, Olympic Gold Medalists, Fortune 500 CEOs and more.

Highlights

College TypePublic
Annual Endowment5.2 billion USD
Student Retention Rate94%
Work-study programYes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part time; online
Campus Housing Capacity32%
Annual cost of Attendance46,051 USD
Admission Helpdesk614-292-3980

Programs and Schools at Ohio State University

OSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors, 166 graduate degrees, and 120 doctoral programs under the following 15 schools and colleges –

  • Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture
  • Fisher College of Business
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Education and Human Ecology
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  • Graduate School
  • College of Medicine
  • Michael E. Moritz College of Law
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Optometry
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Social Work

Campus and Residence at Ohio State University

OSU has a 147-year old main campus at Columbus which is easily accessible from five more regional campuses at Lima, Marion, Mansfield, Newark, and ATI Wooster.

The university has 38 on-campus residences and requires all the first and second year full time students to live on-campus.

Ohio State University Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for Admission into Ohio State University

  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores - SAT/ACT for UG programs; GRE/GMAT for graduate programs
  • English language proficiency test – TOEFL/IELTS/MELAB
  • Letter of Recommendation (optional for UG applicants)
  • Statement of Intent
  • CV or Resume
  • Proof of Financial Support

Admission Process

  • Applications for UG programs are to be submitted through either Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Applications for graduate programs are to be submitted on the official website.
  • Application fee for UG programs is USD 75 and for graduate programs is USD 70.

Ohio State University Cost of Attentance

The estimated annual average cost of attendance of studying at Ohio State University is tabulated below –

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition and fees30,742
Room and board/living12,474
Books and supplies1,168
Miscellaneous/personal3,728
Total Estimated Cost48,112

Scholarship and Financial Aids offered by Ohio State University

  • Ohio State University provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study program.
  • The average annual need-based scholarship offered is of USD 10,325.
  • Around 47% of UG students receive some form of financial aid.

Alumni Network

The OSU alumni network has more than 500,000 people in over 100 countries around the world. The university connects them through various events, athletics, alumni awards etc.

The alumni association provides these people with benefits like career services, job search, resume handling, job board, and career advising.

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Sciences 99 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$38,090 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 69 Programs

Arts & Social Studies 152 Programs

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 76 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$38,090 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 8 Programs

3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$36,096 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$36,096 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$38,090 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$36,096 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 36,096
Bachelors Tuition Fees$38090
Post graduate Tuition Fees$36096
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 12,292
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
59,837
International Students
4,189
Male : Female Ratio
51:49
Student : Faculty Ratio
13:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
February 01, 2019
Start of Application process August 30, 2018
End of Application process February 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 60
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
Admission Details
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
49.4%
Min. 7
Total Applications
-
Min. 71
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  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #46
    Score (Out of 100)
    #74

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