Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, Ohio

Overview

Address190 N. Oval Mall
School Websitewww.osu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Ohio State University-Main Campus is a large public, 4-year college based in Columbus, Ohio that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 48,077 students applied to Ohio State University-Main Campus. Of those students, 24,988 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Ohio State University-Main Campus was $9,852, in addition to fees of $874. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Ohio State University-Main Campus has a 84% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Ohio State University-Main Campus acceptance rate is 52%. To put this into perspective, 24,988 of the 48,077 students who applied to Ohio State University-Main Campus in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Ohio State University-Main Campus is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Ohio State University-Main Campus had an SAT score between the range of 1,240 and 1,450. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Ohio State University-Main Campus was between 27 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Ohio State University-Main Campus as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Ohio State University-Main Campus, the tuition for in-state residents is $9,852. Combined with fees of $874, room and board costs of $12,474, other expenses of $2,999 and the $1,168 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,367.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,742 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Ohio State University-Main Campus to $47,383 for out-of-state students.

Students at Ohio State University-Main Campus are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Ohio State University-Main Campus was $4,748 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 17%.

Ohio State University-Main Campus Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Ohio State University-Main Campus has a good gender split, with 49% of undergraduates being female and 51% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Ohio residents; in fact, 66% of all students reside in Ohio. However, 23% of students come from out-of-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Ohio State University-Main Campus is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Ohio State University-Main Campus to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 13% students enroll at Ohio State University-Main Campus part-time; the other 53,129 students enrolled full-time.

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