Ohio State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Columbus, OH

$11,084

Avg in-state tuition

$32,061

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Ohio State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Ohio State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Columbus, Ohio. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 61,391, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 54%. The university offers 155 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 86%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,084, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $32,061.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

54% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1250-1460

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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61k

Students Enrolled

34%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

64%

Non-U.S. Citizen

11%

Asian

7%

Black

6%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

51%

Socio-economic diversity

17% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

17

Total Online Enrollment

21,150

Student Location Breakout

34% 66%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 100% online

Bachelor's 1% online

Graduate Certificate 25% online

Master's 10% online

Doctorate 1% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

17%

State Grant Aid

11%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

17%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,728
State Grant Aid $1,854
Institution Grant Aid $9,090
Pell Grant Aid $4,619

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.