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Undergraduate (in-state)$33,502
($11,518)
Graduate (in-state)$37,141
($12,425)
Books & Supplies$1,082
On-Campus Living Costs $16,064
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,714

OSU 2021 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Ohio State University-Main Campus is $11,518 for Ohio residents and $33,502 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees are $12,425 for students living in Ohio and $37,141 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $16,064 when a student lives on campus and $14,714 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $50,648 when a student lives on campus and $49,298 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2020-2021 COA
In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs$28,664 (On-Campus)
$27,314 (Off-Campus)
$50,648 (On-Campus)
$49,298 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees$11,518$33,502
Books & Supplies$1,082
Room & Board$13,066 (on-campus) /$11,700 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$2,998 (on-campus) /$3,014 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$9,838
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$18,826 (On-Campus)
$17,476 (Off-Campus)
$40,810 (On-Campus)
$39,460 (Off-Campus)
[Chart] 2021 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees are $11,518 for Ohio residents and $33,502 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 4.49% compared to academic year 2019-2020.
2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Ohio State University-Main Campus
201820192020 2021
In-State$10,592 $10,726 $11,084 $11,518
Out-of-State$29,696 $30,742 $32,061 $33,502
[Chart]2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the graduate tuition & fees are $12,425 for Ohio residents and $37,141 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 3.14% compared to academic year 2019-2020.
2021 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Ohio State University-Main Campus
201820192020 2021
In-State$12,425 $12,425 $12,425 $12,425
Out-of-State$33,897 $34,929 $36,009 $37,141
[Chart] 2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,082. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Ohio State University-Main Campus.
2021 Books & Supplies Costs
Ohio State University-Main Campus
201820192020 2021
Books & Supplies $1,168 $1,168 $1,082 $1,082
[Chart] 2021 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average costs for living costs at Ohio State University-Main Campus is $16,064 when living on campus and $14,714 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.02% compared to academic year 2019-2020. The off-campus living costs are stayed the same compared to academic year 2019-2020.
Living Costs
Ohio State University-Main Campus
201820192020 2021
On-CampusRoom & Board $12,292$12,474$12,292$13,066
Other Expenses $2,985$2,999$2,985$2,998
Off-CampusRoom & Board $11,340$11,498$11,340$11,700
Other Expenses $3,025$3,041$3,025$3,014
[Chart] 2021 Room & Boards and other Living Costs