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FISHER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, COLUMBUS, OHIO

Columbus, OhioLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1916Established Year
  5552Enrollment
Ohio State UniversityParent College

Fisher College of Business: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Fisher College of Business offers courses related to business, accounting, and entrepreneurship and falls under the Ohio State University, Columbus. They have more than 8000 aspirants enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. The school was established in 1916. Fisher College of Business holds meaningful partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies. Many forward-thinking companies turn to the Fisher faculty to develop new ideas and business solutions.

Rankings

  • The university is at 31st position overall and 11th position amongst the public Colleges in the rankings given by US News and World Report 2020 in terms of full-time MBA programs. 
  • The undergraduate program in the Fisher College of Business ranks an overall 15th and 7th among the Public Universities in the USA by US News and World Report 2020.
  • Other undergraduate courses such as Operations, Accounting, and Finance hold 9th, 10th, and 12th place respectively by US News and World Report 2020.
  • Ph.D. programs hold 20th rank among the public universities by US News and World Report 2020.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
LocationColumbus, Ohio
Faculty Members158
Number of Undergraduate Students7,835
Number of Graduate StudentsAbout 1,036
Number of Living Alumni80,209
Basic Tuition Fee for Freshmen Students32,061 USD
Basic Tuition Fee for Transfer Students32,061 USD
Basic Tuition Fee for International Students34,989 USD
Minimum Act Composite Score Required27
Minimum SAT total Score Required1270

Campus

  • The campus building is spread across 370,000 square feet and is the largest multi-building project undertaken by the University.
  • It has five academic halls and a hotel having a conference room, banquet, etc.
  • They have numerous student-run organizations and clubs and around 250 students participating in intramural teams in sports. 
  • Moreover, the College has career services, counseling services, and disability services as well to support their students. 

Residence

  • The Fisher College of Business offers graduate housing, student family housing and off-campus housing services.
  • Fisher commons and Neil Avenue building are the two options for graduate students in on-campus accommodation. They have single or double bedroom options well equipped with dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, garbage disposal, etc. 
  • Buckeye Village is a 365 units apartment that offers accommodation to married students and students with single parents. 
  • All the residencies are air-conditioned, have access to free internet and television.
  • Additionally, graduate housing allows a cat as a pet with $400 as a one-time deposit and $40 per month charges.

Programs

  • The college offers only one undergraduate course - a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration.
  • The College offers 7 specialized maters programs, full-time MBA, dual degrees, MBA for Working Professionals, and executive courses as well.
  • PhD is offered in Business Administration and Accounting & MIS.

Application process

International students seeking admissions at the College can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

For undergraduate admissions

  • The students will have to apply through coalition application or the common application of Ohio State University with business or any other specialization as desired majors.
  • The documents needed for applying are as follows:
    • Official transcripts
    • ACT/SAT scores sent by the testing agency.
    • English language proficiency proofs.
    • Letter of recommendation.
    • Proof of financial support.
  • The early deadline is 1st November and the regular deadline is 1st February.
  • However, the International freshmen enter as pre-major students and after successful completion of the pre-major course, they are eligible for specialization. 

For graduate admissions

  • The students have to apply on the official website only.
  • The documents required while applying are:
    • Academic transcripts: The university accepts only a four-year degree or it’s an equivalent degree at the bachelor level.
    • Standardized test scores: GRE/GMAT scores, as well as IELTS/TOEFL scores, are needed for international applicants. However, for a dual degree, LSAT or MCAT scores are accepted.
    • Resume/ CV.
    • Letter of recommendation(optional)
  • The applicants will also have to give a video interview and live interview.
  • For international applicants, the application fee is $70 and is non-refundable.

Cost of attendance

The basic cost of attendance for undergraduate international students living alone is as follows:

  1. Tuition fee $34,989
  2. Room and board $12,708
  3. Books and supplies $1,082
  4. Health insurance $3,316
  5. Other expenses $ 3,382

Financial Aid (h3)

  • Approximately, 75% of MBA students are given scholarships for financial help.
  • Fisher College is affiliated to Ohio State University. Ohio State's Office of Student Financial Aid is responsible to determine whether the student qualifies for aid and to successfully apply for it. Some of the scholarships and awards are as follow:
    • Fisher scholarships: This is given on merit base to all the full-time MBA applicants. The amount ranges from $1,500 to full tuition fees.
    • Scholarships for Africa, America, and Europe: This is offered to students from these regions showing excellent academic records, decent GRE/GMAT scores, and other potentials. The benefits include a $1,600 stipend per month and tuition fee waiver for two years. However, getting admission in MBA is required. 
    • Accounting Degree specific Scholarship: The student enrolled in Accounting degree in the Fisher School of Business are eligible for this award. The amount is $3,000.
    •  AICPA legacy scholarship: This is an annual scholarship and any student can apply for it. The award amount ranges from $1,000-$10,000.

Private Funding Options

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

  1. American University Emerging global leader Scholarship
  2. ICSP Scholarship at the University of Oregon
  3. Clark Global Scholarship Program
  4. United World Colleges International Youth Scholarships.
  5. Civil Society Leadership Award
  6. The Indian Trust Fellowship 
  7. Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowships for Indian Students
  8. Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowship
  9. Inlaks Scholarship

Alumni

  • The college has around 83,383 live degreed alumni working towards the betterment of College as well as Students.
  • The students can join the Fisher Global Council to connect with the alumni network worldwide.
  • As a student, one gets various opportunities such as mentoring other students, corporate site visit opportunities, business coaching programs and much more.
  • Max Fisher(an American businessman), Steve Stivers (U.S representative), Ron Hod (a legislature), and Brad Hunstable ( CEO of Unstream) are some notable alumni of Fisher College of Business.

Placement

  • Around 97% of students get jobs after graduation from Fisher College of Business with a median base salary of $ 97,625 per year.
  • The maximum placed students were from marketing and sales programs.
  • The top recruiters that provide job opportunities are P&G, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Nationwide and Wendy's.
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Fisher College of Business Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationOhio State University
Student Population5552
Application Cost$70
Average Cost of Attendance$53,642 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS--7 -

Attendance Cost

$53,642

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$53,642 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Room and Board$12,142 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Business ProgramsAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
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