Ohio State University, Columbus (OSU)

Columbus, OH

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OSU Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Sorority Housing
  • Fraternity Housing
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Married-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Special Housing for International Students
  • Co-op Housing
Room & Board Expenses $11,182
Living On-Campus 25%
Living Off-Campus 75%

OSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 31 Reviews

61% of students gave Ohio State University, Columbus 5 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

College Life Rating

The atmosphere at Ohio State is always energized. From seeing a thousand people on the oval in the mornings, to going to a basketball game, this school is a very fun place to be. The clubs I joined are very helpful with my career, but also further my interests. The weekends here are a blast too!

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

College Life Rating

There are a ton of clubs and organizations on campus that students can join to meet new people and gain new experiences. Joining intramural teams or just playing for fun allows students to stay active and provides challenges for them. The university provides campus security and a variety of other things to keep the campus safe for all the students.

OSU Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(614) 292-2121
Medical Center Emergency Department
(614) 292-4321
Campus Police
901 Woody Hayes Dr. , Columbus, OH 43210

OSU Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Brutus Buckeye
School Song: Fight the Team
School Colors: scarlet and gray
Official Athletics Site: www.osu.edu
Athletic Facilities arena, athletic complex, field house, hall, ice rink, recreational centers, stadium, tennis courts
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Big Ten Conference
Basketball: Big Ten Conference
Baseball: Big Ten Conference
Track: Big Ten Conference

Athletics Department at Ohio State University, Columbus

Athletic Director Name
Eugene Smith
Athletic Department Address
Director of Athletics, The Ohio State University - Columbus, 410 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 432

OSU Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 42
Number of Sororities: 25
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 6%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 7%
Military Programs
ROTC Air Force

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
  • Television Station

OSU Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Co-op Education Placement
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Transportation
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: adapted recreational sports, digital texts and text as MP3 files, CART, type well services.

Other Services at Ohio State University, Columbus

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • Roy Lichtenstein, artist
  • Jack Nicklaus, retired professional golfer
  • James Thurber, author.

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