• University Hall at Ohio State University (OSU), located in the Oval area of campus.  Ohio State is located in Columbus, OH.
  • Orton Hall at Ohio State University (OSU), located in the Oval area of campus.  Ohio State is located in Columbus, OH.
  • Jesse Owens Plaza & Ohio Stadium (Football Stadium) at Ohio State University (OSU), located in Columbus, OH.
  • Ohio State University (OSU) located in Columbus, OH.
  • William Oxley Thompson Statue & Library at Ohio State University (OSU) in The Oval area of campus.  Ohio State is located in Columbus, OH
  • Jesse Owens Plaza & Ohio Stadium at Ohio State University (OSU) located in Columbus, OH
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Ohio State University

190 N. Oval Mall Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-6446 | Established: 1870 | OSU.edu

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The Ohio State University (more commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU) is a land-grant institution that was established in 1870 as the flagship university of the state. OSU began as an agricultural and mechanical college, but has since then grown into...
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a multidisciplinary institution which houses the third largest student body in the country with 44,000 undergraduates and nearly 13,000 graduates. Located in the state capital of Columbus, OSU’s setting resides within a larger city, and its campus spans 1,700 acres. Ohio State is consistently ranked among the top 25 universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

With a university as large as OSU, there are endless ways for students to get involved: 175 majors offered, 120 study abroad programs, more than 40 learning communities, and over 1,000 student organizations. Among the school’s graduate programs include the highly touted College of Education and Human Ecology, and College of Medicine. Close to 10% of the student body is involved with Greek Life.

The Ohio State Buckeyes compete at the Division I level in the Big Ten Conference (B1G) and are represented by their endearing mascot, Brutus Buckeye. The football and basketball teams are especially competitive, having won NCAA titles in both.

Notable alumni include American track and field athlete Jesse Owens, actress Patricia Heaton (known best for her role in Everyone Loves Raymond), and author R.L. Stine.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 44,201
  • Graduate Enrollment: 13,265
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Region

  • Great Lakes

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Speech Communications & Rhetoric
  • Second Most Popular: Biology

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Percent Male: 53%
  • Percent Female: 47%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $10,037
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $25,757

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Public
  • College Setting: Large City

Northstar Café

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951 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
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1044 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
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Z Pizza

Restaurant (Italian)

945 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 299-3289
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Out-R-Inn

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20 Frambes Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 294-9259

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Nida’s Thai on High

Restaurant (Asian)

976 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 299-9199
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Ugly Tuna Saloona

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1546 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 297-8862
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Bravo! Cucina Italiana

Restaurant (Italian)

1803 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 291-8210
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Varsity Club Restaurant & Bar

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278 W. Lane Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 299-6269
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Cazuela’s Grill

Restaurant (Mexican)

2247 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 884-0755
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The O Patio & Pub

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12 E. 15th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 298-8000
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Adriatico’s

Restaurant (Italian)

265 W. 11th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 421-2300
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The Little Bar

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2195 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 291-8887
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Charlie Bear

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1562 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 429-3341
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4th Street Bar & Grill

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1810 N. 4th St.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 291-1420
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Hyatt Place (Columbus-OSU)

Hotel

795 Yard St.
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 280-1234
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (OSU)

Hotel

3045 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 447-1212
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SpringHill Suites (Columbus-OSU)

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1421 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 297-9912
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The Blackwell

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2110 Tuttle Park Pl.
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 247-4000
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Hampton Inn & Suites (Columbus-Downtown)

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501 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 559-2000
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Class Begins

August 27



Fall Break Dates

N/A



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 26-28



Winter Break Dates

December 18-January 11



Spring Break Dates

March 16-20



Summer Break Begins

May 6



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-A



Mascot

Brutus Buckeye



Nickname

Buckeyes



Sports Conference

Big 10



People at Ohio State University

Kevin Ruck

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