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About Ohio State

The Ohio State University's main Columbus campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. More than 60,000 students select from 170 undergraduate majors and more than 250 master's, doctoral and professional degree programs. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized for its top-rated academic medical center and premier cancer hospital and research center.

The university's total research expenditures in FY 2022 reached $1.36 billion. According to the National Science Foundation, Ohio State ranks 6th for industry-sponsored research. 

The university has achieved world class status in the study of critical topics such as global climate change, cancer, infectious disease, advanced materials and agbio products that feed and fuel the world.

An additional 8,000 students attend Ohio State's regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion and Newark, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. Founded as a federal land-grant institution in 1870, the university has awarded 637,048 degrees since 1878. Its legacy extends to more than 465,000 living alumni.

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