Ohio State University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 57.18 %
SAT Average 1,345
2023 Tuition & Fees $36,722
Student Population 61,677
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,939

Academic Overview

Ohio State University-Main Campus Campus, Columbus, OH
Ohio State University-Main Campus is a public, four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $12,484 for Ohio residents and $36,722 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,997 for Ohio residents and $39,598 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 61,677 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57.18% and the graduation rate is 88% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, OSU's tuition & fees is $12,484 for Ohio residents and $36,722 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $12,997 for in-state students and $39,598 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at OSU. The acceptance rate of OSU is 57.18% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25.32%. The average graduation rate is 88% and the transfer-out rate is 7%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,939 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 61,677 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 57.18 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 88 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 61,677
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,939 at Ohio State University-Main Campus.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
Online Applicationundergrad.osu.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.sfa.osu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorsfa.osu.edu/incoming-freshmen/about-aid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionveterans.osu.edu/
Disability Serviceslds.osu.edu/

Offered Degrees

OSU offers 413 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree1650
Post Bachelor's Degree150
Master's Degree1210
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship970
Doctor's degree - professional practice60

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:15,129)
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