Ohio State University--Columbus

The Ohio State University is one of America's largest and most comprehensive academic institutions. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. Founded as a federal land-grant institution in 1870, the university has awarded 714,512 degrees since 1878, and its legacy extends to more than half a million living alumni. More than 58,000 students on the Columbus campus select from 15 colleges, more than 200 undergraduate majors and 275 masters, doctoral and professional degree programs. More than 6,500 additional students attend Ohio State's regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion and Newark, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1870 N/A Semester $3.7 billion 154 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 (614) 292-6446
overall score total score state city online paying global
62 100.0 Ohio Columbus 79 94 25

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
59,482 34% Ohio State University--Columbus has a total undergraduate enrollment of 45,831, with a gender distribution of 52 percent male students and 48 percent female students. At this school, 34 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 66 percent of students live off campus. In sports, Ohio State University--Columbus is part of the NCAA I.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 59,482
Total undergraduate enrollment 45,831
Total graduate enrollment 13,651
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 2.9%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking men 52.1%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 34%
Students who live off-campus 66%

Types of campus housing available

coed dorms (42%)
sorority housing (1%)
fraternity housing (1%)
apartments for married students (1%)
apartment for single students (7%)
special housing for disabled students (1%)
special housing for international students (1%)
cooperative housing (1%)
theme housing (44%)
wellness housing (1%)
other housing options


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Offered on campus
Army ROTC Offered on campus
Navy ROTC Offered on campus