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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)
57% Acceptance Rate

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?

57% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 57%, Ohio State does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% 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 620 and 700. Math scores were between 630 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 620 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for Ohio State University - Main Campus  ( 630 to 740 )
Ohio State received ACT scores from 64% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 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  ( 25 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
38% Take Out Loans
1.2% 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 38% of students took out student loans averaging $7,792 a year. That adds up to $31,168 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ohio State is 1.2%. 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

43,057 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 47,106 undergraduate students at Ohio State, with 43,057 being full-time and 4,049 being part-time.


There are also 14,571 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 43,057 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 3,699
Black or African American 3,180
Hispanic or Latino 2,241
White 27,766
International Students 3,007
Other Races/Ethnicities 3,164

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

5,186 Took All Classes Online
47,479 Took At Least One Class Online
163.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 47,479 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.


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%.


*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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