The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Ranking

country rank: 39
world rank: 46

University Overview

The Ohio State University ranking, founded in 1870, is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of Columbus, Ohio (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Newark, Lima, Marion, and Mansfield are all locations where this institution has a branch campus. The Ohio State University (OSU) ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Ohio State University (OSU) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 150-year-old American university offers a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this US higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. OSU also provides a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

The Ohio State University Ranking

University Identity

Name The Ohio State University
Acronym OSU
Founded 1870
Motto Disciplina in civitatem Education for Citizenship
Colours Scarlet and gray

University Location

Address 190 North Oval Mall Columbus 43210 Ohio United States
Tel +1 (614) 292 6446
Fax +1 (614) 292 9474
Other locations Newark, Lima, Marion, Mansfield

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 110 Enarson Hall 154 West 12th Avenue Columbus 43210 (614) 292 3980

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Ohio State University-Main Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 6,037,957 physical volumes, 109,540 physical media, 147,977 digital/electronic medium and 2,075 licensed digital/electronic databases. Ohio State University-Main Campus's library has 11 branches.
Housing Yes The Ohio State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 14,082 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA) Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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