Ohio State University was founded in 1870 as a land-grant university. Its main campus enrolled more than 56,000 students in fall 2010, more than any other higher education institution in the state Another 8,200 students attended Ohio State’s regional campuses and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster.
In fall 2010, Ohio State employed more than 42,000 people.
Ohio State’s 2012 budget totaled $5 billion:
|Total income||$5.01 billion|
|State appropriations||$493 million|
|Other government||$426 million|
|Student fees||$916 million|
|Auxiliaries (residence halls, Athletics, etc.)||$312 million|
|Other income||$890 million|
|Total expenditures||$4.95 billion|
|Instructional & General||$1.48 billion|
|Separately budgeted research||$506 million|
|Public service||$129 million|
|Scholarships & fellowships||$242 million|
|OSU Physicians||$342 million|
SOURCE: Ohio State University
Annual undergraduate tuition and fees for an Ohio resident attending Ohio State’s main campus in 2011-12 was $9,309. With room and board, the bill would come to about $19,926.
According to the most recent federal data, about three-fourths of the Ohio State main campus, full-time undergraduates who entered college in fall 2003 graduated within six years.