Ohio State University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 1,320
Tuition & Fees $33,502
Student Population 61,369
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,846

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 61,369 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 87% 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
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
[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 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average graduation rate is 87% and the transfer-out rate is 8%. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,846 and 68% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 61,369 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 68 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 87 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 8 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 61,369
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Ohio State University-Main Campus is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,846 at Ohio State University-Main Campus.
Financial Aid Amount

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