Ohio State University-Main Campus

Mission Statement

The Ohio State University aspires to become one of the world's great public research and teaching universities. This Academic Plan is the initial roadmap for the journey to academic excellence. With few exceptions, we expect the initiatives identified herein to be realized in the next five years. At the same time, implementation of this plan will be a continuing process, and the pace at which we progress will depend upon a number of circumstances, including the availability of financial resources.


Ohio State University-Main Campus
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
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Contact Information

General Information: 614-292-6446

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    876 Faculty Members | 72:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Has Hospital
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Lacrosse
  • Wrestling

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Rowing
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming
  • Soccer

Tuition & Fees Per Year





Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:

Student Demographics

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  • 47.28% (Female Students)
  • 52.72% (Male Students)
Pie Chart Representing the section data
  • 6.31% (Asian)
  • 0.08% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 7.28% (Black)
  • 82.23% (Caucasian)
  • 3.91% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.19% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 36,788 Apply
  • 19,484 Are Accepted
  • 7,079 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • yes Certificate
  • yes Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

Learn more about this school at: www.osu.edu

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.