Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 44,853 students
  • 0.73 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.osu.edu/

Notable programs at Ohio State University-Main Campus

Agricultural Economics
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Food Science, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Biology, Botany, and Ecology.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

22,964 students out of 47,782 applicants were accepted into Ohio State University-Main Campus. They had an average SAT score of 1359. 29% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 86% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Ohio State University-Main Campus was $29,696, while for in-state students it was $10,592. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $38,369.

The average financial aid at Ohio State University-Main Campus is $7,772. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $21,924 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Ohio State University-Main Campus

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

67% of undergraduate students at Ohio State University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Ohio State University-Main Campus

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ohio State University-Main Campus was of $12,292 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,168.

Diversity at Ohio State University-Main Campus

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017