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One university, many locations.
Whether you attend the Columbus campus; a regional campus in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, or Newark; or the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, all your courses lead to an Ohio State degree.
The best way to get to know Ohio State? Visit!
A visit to campus will help you determine if it is right for you. In Columbus, admissions overviews and campus tours are offered regularly. To tour our regional and ATI campuses, see below for visit information.
Ohio State's largest campus, located in Columbus , was established in 1870 around a natural spring (now Mirror Lake). Today the campus is a mixture of green spaces and historic and high-tech buildings, and is ever-evolving to meet the needs of the campus community. The Columbus campus offers over 175 areas of study and 475 specializations, and its location in the heart of the nation's 15th largest city means great opportunities for students and graduates.
Regional campuses and ATI
Read about all of the university's statewide research centers and resources in addition to browsing the links and videos below.
Ohio State Lima
Ohio State Lima sits on 565 beautiful acres just minutes from the I-75 corridor. Student housing is available.
Academic offerings include bachelor's degrees in biology, general business management, dental hygiene (baccalaureate completion program), early and middle childhood education (pre-licensure), English, family financial services, health sciences management, history, nursing (RN to BSN), and psychology; and master's degrees in early and middle childhood education, social work, and workforce development education.
At Ohio State Mansfield, student housing, internships, study abroad opportunities, and student life and recreation programs contribute to a great experience at the beautiful, wooded campus.
Academic offerings include bachelor's degrees in general business management, early and middle childhood education, English, history, nursing (RN to BSN), psychology, and social work; and master's degrees in early childhood education, middle childhood education, integrated teaching and learning, and social work.
Just a short drive north of Columbus, Ohio State Marion offers state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs, an expansive library, a new student services facility, an active student life, study abroad and undergraduate research opportunities, free tutoring services, and a wide variety of course offerings at our partnership location at Columbus State Community College's Delaware campus.
Academic offerings include up to two full years of the College of Engineering's 14 degree programs; Associate of Arts; complete bachelor's degree programs in early and middle childhood education, general business management, English, history, nursing (RN to BSN program), psychology, and social work; master's degrees in early childhood education, middle childhood education, and integrated teaching and learning. Depending on your major, you may complete 1–3 years of Ohio State's other 175+ degree programs at Marion before completing your degree in Columbus.
Campus housing, over 35 active student organizations, and a beautiful new student center are just a few reasons students choose Ohio State Newark.
Academic offerings include bachelor's degrees in general business management, early and middle childhood education (pre-licensure), English, history, nursing (RN to BSN), and psychology.
ATI is a great choice for students seeking degrees in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, business, construction, and hydraulics. ATI offers world-class technical educational facilities on a residential campus where students can practice and apply what they learn in the classroom.
Academic offerings include 33 majors or technologies leading to associate's degrees.
Apply to be a freshman at a regional campus/ATI
Regional campuses are located in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark; the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) is located in Wooster.
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Apply as a transfer student
You are a transfer student if you have attended or are attending a college or university after graduating from high school.
Tuition and fees
Estimated costs and important notes
Merit, special-eligibility, and other types of scholarships
Financial Aid 101
Resources for getting and understanding financial aid
Admissions and financial aid deadlines
Doing business Buckeye-style
For admitted students: how to use Buckeye Link and the Student Center to pay tuition, register for classes, and more; information about BuckID and the Student Service Center (SSC)
For admitted students: manage your financial well-being while in college
Admissions criteria; transfer credit; what happens after you've applied
Admissions criteria for freshmen and transfer students; application requirements; what happens after you've applied; where to send materials.
Special admission information for veteran and military students
Admissions and financial aid deadlines
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Check on the status of your admissions application
Freshman profile data and lots of stats and fun facts