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The Ohio State University College Portrait

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The Ohio State University is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive academic institutions.

The Ohio State University is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive academic institutions. More than 57,000 students on the Columbus campus select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors and 240 master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs. An additional 6,500 additional students attend Ohio State’s regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion and Newark, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. Founded as a federal land-grant institution in 1870, the university has awarded more than 680,000 degrees since 1878. Its legacy extends to more than half a million living alumni.

Living in the Community

Living in the Buckeye Community

We’re a university of student-centered communities. The conventional wisdom says that the successful student at a large university finds a niche. Think of Ohio State as a university of niches—communities where students with common interests live, study, travel and play well together. Possibilities include more than 25 learning communities, exceptional Honors and Scholars Programs, and over 1,000 student organizations.