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Ohio State University - Main Campus is a public institution located in Columbus, Ohio. The location of Ohio State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$38,599 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
68% Acceptance Rate

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Ohio State University - Main Campus Rankings

Ohio State landed the #274 spot in our 2022 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,672 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Out of the 68 colleges in Ohio, it is ranked at #5.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ohio State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Ohio State University - Main Campus?


Contact details for Ohio State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-6446

How Do I Get Into Ohio State?

You can apply to Ohio State online at:

Admission Requirements for Ohio State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Ohio State?

68% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
36% Submit SAT Scores
Ohio State has an acceptance rate of 68%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 36% of students accepted to Ohio State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 690. Math scores were between 620 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 590 to 690 )

SAT Math Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 620 to 740 )
Ohio State received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 26 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 31. Composite scores were between 26 and 32.

ACT English Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 26 to 34 )
ACT Math Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 26 to 31 )
ACT Composite Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 26 to 32 )

Can I Afford Ohio State University - Main Campus?

$38,599 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Ohio State is $38,599. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ohio State, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $7,544 a year. That adds up to $30,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ohio State is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Ohio State University - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

42,734 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 46,984 undergraduate students at Ohio State, with 42,734 being full-time and 4,250 being part-time.


There are also 14,385 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 42,734 full-time undergraduates at Ohio State, 50% are male and 50% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ohio State University - Main Campus students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,465
Black or African American 2,964
Hispanic or Latino 2,159
White 28,005
International Students 3,075
Other Races/Ethnicities 3,066

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Ohio State University - Main Campus. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 112 countries are represented at Ohio State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Ohio State University - Main Campus

18,410 Took All Classes Online
57,521 Took At Least One Class Online
163.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 57,521 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ohio State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Ohio State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ohio State University - Main Campus was 163.1%. This is the #166 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ohio State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Ohio State University - Main Campus Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Nursing Practice 0
Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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