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Located in Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University - Main Campus is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

2,750 Master's Degrees
1,689 Doctor's Degrees

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Ohio State University - Main Campus Rankings

Out of the 31 colleges in Ohio, Ohio State is ranked at #5.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Ohio State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ohio State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Human Sciences Business Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Dance Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Arts & Media Management Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Pharmacology & Toxicology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Ohio State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service College Factual
#14 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#17 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual
#22 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#39 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#102 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is Ohio State University - Main Campus?

Location of Ohio State University - Main Campus

Contact details for Ohio State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-6446
Website: www.osu.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/osu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OhioState

Ohio State University - Main Campus Graduate Student Diversity

14,573 Graduate Students
57% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 14,573 graduate students at Ohio State, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Gender Diversity at  Ohio State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ohio State University - Main Campus graduate students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ohio State Graduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 811
Black or African American 815
Hispanic or Latino 791
White 8,343
International Students 2,647
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,166

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Ohio State University - Main Campus. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 112 countries are represented at Ohio State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Ohio State University - Main Campus

2,284 Took All Classes Online
20,321 Took At Least One Class Online
22.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Ohio State. In 2017-2018, 20,321 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ohio State has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Ohio State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ohio State University - Main Campus was 22.0%. This is the #528 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ohio State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Ohio State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 75%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 12%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 2%
Dental Support Services 80%
Educational Assessment 38%
Engineering 2%
General Engineering 19%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 40%
Health Professions 3%
Nursing 8%
Pharmacology & Toxicology 32%
Public Administration & Social Service 11%
Social Work 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Ohio State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Ohio State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Pharmacology & Toxicology #1
Dental Support Services #1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #3
Other Engineering #4
General Engineering #6
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #10
Engineering #27
Teacher Education Subject Specific #43
Nursing #109
Health Professions #167
Education #169

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Ohio State University - Main Campus Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Education 0 243 73 316
Social Work 0 306 8 314
Nursing 10 231 34 275
Business Administration & Management 0 263 7 270
Medicine 0 0 170 170
Law 0 0 168 168
Electrical Engineering 0 116 45 161
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 11 144 155
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 154 154
Applied Mathematics 0 154 0 154
Dentistry 0 0 108 108
Mechanical Engineering 0 81 23 104
Computer Engineering 0 80 20 100
Public Health 0 86 12 98
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 96 96
Public Administration 0 88 2 90
Optometry 0 0 67 67
Physics 0 18 34 52
Child Development & Psychology 0 25 25 50
Chemistry 0 13 36 49
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 4 43 0 47
Statistics 0 43 4 47
Materials Engineering 0 27 19 46
General English Literature 0 23 22 45
Health & Physical Education 0 37 7 44
Economics 0 30 11 41
Industrial Engineering 0 30 10 40
Music 0 17 23 40
Communication Sciences 0 28 11 39
Human Resource Management 0 38 0 38
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 31 4 0 35
Civil Engineering 0 30 5 35
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 35 0 35
Mathematics 0 20 14 34
Chemical Engineering 0 19 12 31
General Engineering 0 31 0 31
Other Health Professions 0 30 1 31
Urban & Regional Planning 0 27 3 30
General Architecture 0 29 0 29
Natural Resources Conservation 0 22 7 29
Biomedical Engineering 0 13 15 28
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 2 25 27
Political Science & Government 0 16 11 27
General Biology 0 1 25 26
Zoology 0 13 13 26
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 25 0 25
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 0 14 11 25
Legal Research 0 25 0 25
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 22 2 24
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 9 14 23
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 9 14 23
Food Science Technology 0 15 7 22
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 17 5 22
History 0 10 11 21
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 13 7 20
Romance Languages 0 8 12 20
Landscape Architecture 0 18 0 18
Fine & Studio Arts 0 15 3 18
East Asian Languages 0 12 5 17
Sociology 0 9 8 17
Plant Sciences 0 11 5 16
Communication & Media Studies 0 10 6 16
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 10 6 16
Ethnic Studies 0 6 8 14
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 11 3 14
Botany/Plant Biology 0 4 9 13
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 11 2 13
Other Engineering 0 11 1 12
Mental & Social Health Services 0 11 0 11
Arts & Media Management 0 2 9 11
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 1 9 10
Nuclear Engineering 0 6 4 10
Human Sciences Business Services 0 9 1 10
Dance 0 8 2 10
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 4 5 9
Animal Science 0 6 2 8
Educational Assessment 0 8 0 8
Agricultural Engineering 0 3 5 8
Philosophy 0 1 7 8
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 1 6 7
Graphic Communications 0 7 0 7
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 5 7
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 6 0 6
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 3 3 6
Human Development & Family Studies 0 2 4 6
Anthropology 0 1 5 6
Geography & Cartography 0 6 0 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 5 1 6
Genetics 0 2 3 5
Area Studies 0 5 0 5
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 4 1 5
Dental Support Services 0 5 0 5
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 5 0 5
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 5 0 5
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 2 2 4
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 4 0 4
Nutrition Science 0 0 4 4
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 3 0 3
Classical Languages & Literature 0 0 3 3
Agricultural Production 0 2 0 2
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 2 2
Accounting 0 0 2 2
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 2 0 2
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 1 1
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 1 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Family & Consumer Economics 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Medieval Studies 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 2,750 1,689 4,484

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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