Ohio State University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 54 %
SAT Average 1,355
Tuition & Fees $33,502
Student Population 61,170
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,838

Academic Overview

Ohio State University-Main Campus Campus, Columbus, OH
Ohio State University-Main Campus is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Columbus, Ohio. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $11,518 for Ohio residents and $33,502 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 61,170 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 54% and the graduation rate is 86% last year.
The salary after graduation from Ohio State University-Main Campus varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $53,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Ohio State University-Main Campus are $11,518 for Ohio residents and $33,502 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,425 for in-state students and $37,141 for out-of-state students.
Ohio State University-Main Campus 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at OSU. The acceptance rate of OSU is 54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average graduation rate is 86% and the transfer-out rate is 8%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,838 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 61,170 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 54 %.
Graduation Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 86 %
Transfer-out Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 8 %
Retention Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 95 %
Student Population for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 61,170
Student to Faculty Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 19 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,838 at Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Offered Degrees

OSU offers 382 major programs through online and on-site education where 17 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate10
One but less than two years certificate20
Associate's Degree11
Bachelor's Degree1552
Post Bachelor's Degree31
Master's Degree11912
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship931
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

Special Learning Opportunities

Ohio State University-Main Campus offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:14,082)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Ohio State University-Main Campus has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges