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Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio

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Overview

Student Population
61,170
Ohio State University overview
Location Columbus, Ohio
Online osu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Ohio State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 48,077 prospective students applied, and 24,988 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,944 enrolled in the school.  53,129 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,041 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $9,852 plus fees of $874. Ohio State is ranked 152 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes

Ohio State is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Ohio State University within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists

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Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1240/1450
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.76
Applications Accepted
52% 
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2021
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Annual Cost to Attend

Ohio Resident Tuition
$9,852
In State Costs for Ohio State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,168
Other Fees$874
Room and Board $12,474
Budget for Other Expenses$2,999
Total One Year Cost$27,367
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,868
Out of State Costs for Ohio State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,168
Other Fees$874
Room and Board $12,474
Budget for Other Expenses$2,999
Total One Year Cost$47,383

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
80% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ohio State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Social Sciences 13%
Engineering 9%
Health Professions 8%
Work and Family Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204796 IPEDS survey data for Ohio State University.

Current students may use the Ohio State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.