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Ohio State University-Main Campus Review

Columbus, OH, 190 N. Oval Mall
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Ohio State University-Main Campus is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 58,663 students and offering 357 degrees in Columbus, OH.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Ohio State University-Main Campus.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
2,725 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
4
4
Anthropology
87
8
5
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
7
2
5
Comparative Literature
2
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
12
8
East Asian Studies
2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
12
Family Resource Management Studies
103
2
4
History
152
8
14
Human Development and Family Studies
222
5
4
Humanities/humanistic Studies
9
4
4
International/global Studies
15
International Relations and Affairs
237
Islamic Studies
2
Jewish/judaic Studies
2
Latin American Studies
1
Linguistics
55
2
5
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
3
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
24
5
0
Philosophy
40
2
3
Political Science
231
16
9
Psychology
571
25
22
Public Administration
70
83
2
Religion/religious Studies
4
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
2
12
13
Social Work
151
246
3
Sociology
127
9
5
Women's Studies
30
5
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
2,526 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
336
83
4
Business Administration and Management
12
259
4
Business Administration, Management and Operations
44
Commerce
0
Business/managerial Economics
71
Economics
266
18
17
Finance
456
40
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
80
45
0
Insurance
9
International Business
36
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
207
Marketing/marketing Management
384
0
Operations Management and Supervision
131
Real Estate
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
2,467 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
59
11
3
Architecture
79
31
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
68
15
12
Biomedical Sciences
16
1
21
Chemical Engineering
202
19
17
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
42
30
4
Civil Engineering
155
27
5
Computer Engineering
192
111
28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
215
127
40
Engineering
33
4
Engineering
45
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
35
Environmental Science
68
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
12
Industrial and Product Design
15
12
Industrial Engineering
150
13
9
Landscape Architecture
27
10
Materials Engineering
68
17
13
Mechanical Engineering
239
67
27
Natural Resources/conservation
28
22
4
Nuclear Engineering
7
5
Surveying Technology/surveying
0
4
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
2,398 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
99
Athletic Training/trainer
19
Audiology/audiologist
155
29
14
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
24
2
Dental Clinical Sciences
27
3
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
37
4
Dentistry
109
Dietetics/dietitian
21
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
32
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
19
3
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
31
Human Nutrition
126
5
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
31
20
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
39
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
17
8
Medicine
235
Nutrition Sciences
15
3
Occupational Therapy/therapist
41
Optometry
64
Pharmacology
1
Pharmacy
111
124
Physical Therapy/therapist
56
Public Health
82
83
7
Registered Nurse
291
164
28
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
16
Veterinary Medicine
153
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences
26
13
Vision Science/physiological Optics
9
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
1,929 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
11
9
5
Arabic Language and Literature
5
Art Studies
89
15
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
1
6
Art Teacher Education
21
6
2
Chinese Language and Literature
30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
24
Education
317
58
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
24
Elementary Education and Teaching
51
English Language and Literature
230
30
14
English/language Arts Teacher Education
11
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
1
Fine Arts and Art Studies
11
Foreign Language Teacher Education
2
French Language and Literature
27
General Studies
3
German Language and Literature
17
2
2
Health and Physical Education/fitness
9
3
Italian Language and Literature
7
Japanese Language and Literature
26
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
33
Korean Language and Literature
12
Middle/near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
3
Music Teacher Education
30
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
58
Portuguese Language and Literature
0
Russian Language and Literature
13
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
3
Spanish Language and Literature
84
Special Education and Teaching
33
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
452
9
7
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
99
Technical Teacher Education
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
1,575 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
77
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology
16
Anatomy
8
1
Astronomy
15
3
7
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
10
3
0
Atomic/molecular Physics
1
2
Biochemistry
62
5
15
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
9
1
Biology
373
Biophysics
5
5
Biostatistics
2
Botany
0
0
3
Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
0
21
Chemistry
56
22
27
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
22
Entomology
2
4
2
Geography
31
4
11
Geology/earth Science
26
6
3
Mathematics
135
16
17
Microbiology
71
5
3
Molecular Genetics
61
1
4
Neuroscience
137
9
Pathology/experimental Pathology
0
Physics
35
21
33
Plant Pathology/phytopathology
6
7
3
Statistics
28
14
Zoology
97
5
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Agriculture
702 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
10
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
14
Agricultural Economics
100
37
11
Agricultural Engineering
52
11
3
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
64
Animal Sciences
172
8
5
Dairy Science
3
Ecology
6
6
Food Science
34
14
10
Horticultural Science
15
7
Livestock Management
3
Natural Resources Management and Policy
55
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
2
Plant Sciences
60
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
414 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aviation/airway Management and Operations
13
Criminology
195
Law
176
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
30
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
207 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
22
5
3
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
31
10
3
Film/cinema/video Studies
33
Fine and Studio Arts Management
1
8
7
Interior Design
17
Jazz/jazz Studies
5
Music
7
19
17
Music History, Literature, and Theory
0
Music Performance
18
Music Theory and Composition
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Hospitality
109 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Foodservice Systems Administration/management
2
Hotel/motel Administration/management
103
3
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
90 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
86
1
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Computer Technology
85 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
53
Management Information Systems
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Communication and Media
81 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
19
Journalism
62
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Ohio State University-Main Campus.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
Education
Engineering
Registered Nurse
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (The Ohio State University College of Human Ecology Dietetic Internship)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Ohio State University College of Dentistry General Practice Residency)
Predoctoral (Ohio State University College of Dentistry Predoctoral Internship)
Dental Hygiene (DH)
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (The Ohio State University Psychology Internship)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (College of Nursing) Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences) American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs (Ohio State University College of Optometry) American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree (College of Veterinary Medicine)
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (College of Medicine) National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 41 Reviews
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2004

They provide some, but I haven't been too involved with them

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2009

Career fairs and networking events

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Juris Doctor, Class of 1985

It works with the Columbus and Ohio Bar Association to place lawyers in jobs.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
French, Class of 1975

Alumni newsletters and alumni organizations in most major cities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Genetics, Class of 1985

At the time I graduated, None.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hospitality Management, Class of 2002

It was required as part of the program to do 2 internships, in establishments that were chosen by us.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Management & Human Resources, Class of 2007

Fisher College of Business offers endless courses and opportunities to connect with other business professionals around the world.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSIWSE, Class of 1996

required co-op with excellent services to find & match students to opportunities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters Business Administration, Class of 2011

career fairs, speakers from industry, project opportunities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ms psychiatric nursing, Class of 1985

A master degree in nursing allowed me to apply for high level clinical nursing positions

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Medicine, Class of 2006

None. They pretty much leave you alone to die, its terrible.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2011

Career Services Offices, Academic Advising, Alumni Association mixers and networking events, Career Fair

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, Class of 1981

VERY FEW IN MY CASE.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology, Class of 1997

Honestly, I have no idea. My advisor was pretty bad. I just figured it out on my own.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Computer Science, Class of 1986

At the time I attended, the curriculum was not tailored to the real world at all.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2008

Interview prep, cohorts, clusters that allow interaction with businesses while in school working on project solutions.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2013

Career counseling, job fairs, resume workshops

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Operations Mgt, Class of 1992

Internships real life work experience. Job Boards

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor Science Mechanical Engineering & MBA, Class of 2013

A very robust alumni association.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1974

back then it was science focused

Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1984

Being in a metro area there are many useful internships that can help launch and build a career.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Actuarial Science, Class of 1997

Internships, professors from the industry and clubs related to major.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science/Pre-law, Class of 2011

Internships, great counselors, tutoring, post graduation assistance.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 41 Reviews
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2004

Its a huge school so you find anything and everything

Rated January 2016
Alumni
music, Class of 1975

it's been so long, I am sure it has changed

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Juris Doctor, Class of 1985

We were all law students.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
French, Class of 1975

Anything and everything as enrollment is over 50,000. Suburban setting,Greek life, hundreds of student organizations, Big 10 sports.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 1990

Many students lack focus on their academic careers

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Genetics, Class of 1985

Hard to say as I have not been in school in 30 years.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ma in dance, Class of 1984

Grad department was very tight knit. Supportive culture and lots of laughs

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hospitality Management, Class of 2002

There were many different cultures, as well as many different types of students which was a good thing.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Management & Human Resources, Class of 2007

Big football school; very open and diverse culture