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Study at Ohio State University Main Campus

Ohio State University- Main Campus is located in Columbus, Ohio. It is a public university that offeres certificate, bachelors, masters and professional degrees. There are more than 50, 000 students in this university. There are several schools and colleges under this university. They are:

  • College of Education and Human Ecology
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
The athletics teams of Ohio State University - Main Campus are nicknamed the Buckeyes. The official colors are gray and scarlet, and the mascot is Brutus the Buckeye. Ohio State University has won national championships in men's swimming and diving, men's gymnastics, men's fencing, men's outdoor track and field, football and men's golf.

Profile of Ohio State University Main Campus

Ohio State can be found in Columbus, OH (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Ohio State.

Course Topics

The school offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at Ohio State are in family and social work.

Ohio State Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 550 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at Ohio State centered around 580 to 680, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Ohio State are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 52, 568 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Ohio State. The school student athletes compete in Big Ten Conference competitions.

Ohio State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts2, 273political science, English, history, international relations, sociology, economics, Spanish language, interdisciplinary studies, . . .
Business and Management1, 546marketing, accounting, business management, finance, logistics, human resources, operations management, international business, . . .
Engineering1, 028electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, various engineering courses, bioengineering, . . .
Education and Teaching1, 019education, physical education teaching, art education, agricultural teaching, music teaching, special ed, middle school teaching, technical teaching, . . .
Family and Social Work972social work, family studies, family resource management, human nutrition, public administration, food and nutrition
Medicine937pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, public health, optometry, health professions, veterinary sciences, . . .
Science909biology, zoology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, animal genetics, biochemistry, geology, . . .
Media579communication studies, journalism, journalism courses, communication and journalism
Therapy and Counselling528psychology, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology318allied health and medical assisting, audiology, clinical lab tech, dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine237registered nursing
Law227law, legal research
Computer Science and Engineering192computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement190criminology
Construction Trades183apparel and textiles
Agricultural Science and Management178agricultural economics, various agricutural courses, food science, food processing
Architecture and Planning174architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture
Art Studies139art studies, arts management
Mathematics132mathematics, statistics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy129exercise science, occupational therapy, dietitian, athletic trainer
Animal Science and Care117animal science
Hospitality110hotel management
Drama and Performing Arts88drama, dance
Conservation and Resource Management87natural resources management, natural resources policy, environmental studies, conservation, fisheries sciences
Music84music, music performance, music theory and composition, jazz, music history and theory
Landscaping and Horticulture79ornamental horticulture, turf management, horticultural science, agronomy
Design61industrial design, design and visual communication, interior design
Medical administration55health care facilities management, medical records admin
Real Estate and Construction Management55real estate
Religion and Philosophy50philosophy, Jewish studies, Islamic studies
Transportation45aviation tech
Fine Arts40art history and criticism
Engineering Technician14surveying tech
Photography and Commercial Art8film studies

Contact: Ohio State

Ohio State University Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall

Columbus, OH 43210

General Phone: (614) 292-6446


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