The Ohio State University is the third largest university campus in the United States. Known for its research, the university is dedicated to 'creating and discovering knowledge while educating and preparing students to be leaders and engaged citizens'.

Key Facts


  • #49 in National Universities according to US News & World Report 2022
  • #16 in Business Programs
  • #6 in Supply Chain Management/ Logistics
  • #28 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  •  #7 Biological/ Agriculture Engineering

Year founded

  • 1870

School type

  • Public, coed, no religious affiliation

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 45,946

Latest graduate enrolment

  • 13,891

Student-faculty ratio

  • 19:1

Freshman acceptance rate

  • 48% (US News); 49% (LQ)

Average SAT/ ACT for freshman entry

  • SAT 1344 / ACT 29

Average GPA for freshman entry

  • 3.19 (LQ)

International student population

  • 8%

Transfer GPA of Kings alumni

  • 3.02 – 3.93

Median starting salary of alumni

  • $53,100

Popular majors

  • Psychology, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Finance, Biology/ Biological Science, Marketing/ Marketing Management

Tuition and Room & Board

  • $30,742 / $12,434 


About the university

Different colleges/ schools within the university include Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, College of Arts and Science, Fisher College of Business, College of Dentistry, College of Education and Human Ecology, College of Engineering, School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Optometry, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, College of Social Work, College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • More than 1,000 registered on-campus clubs and organizations, including 65 fraternities and sororities
  • Sports are a big part of campus life, with the Ohio State Buckeyes competing in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference. Ohio State recently won five national championships in one year (football, wrestling, pistol, synchronized swimming and rowing)
  • More than 200 academic centers and institutes, dedicated to research, policy-making, knowledge creation and student engagement
  • 200+ majors for undergraduate students to choose from 
  • Famous alumni include Mary Oliver, renowned American poet who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; Steve May, Chief Technology Officer and Supervising Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios, working on popular films such as 'Brave'
Kings alumni at The Ohio State University

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