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The Ohio State University's Campus

University Hall, The Ohio State UniversityThe Ohio State University’s main Columbus campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. More than 56,000 students select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors, and 240 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 by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center.

The university’s total research expenditures, 2012-2013, topped $934 million. The university’s innovative prowess attains world-class status, particularly in critical areas such as global climate change, cancer, infectious disease, advanced materials, and ag-bio products that feed and fuel the world.


The City of Columbus

The number one surprise our first-time visitors express? “What a great city!” Columbus is a major metro area (the 15th largest city in the U.S.) with lively arts and music scenes; great parks and greenways; cool historic neighborhoods; major and minor league sports teams; and fun and trendy restaurants and shopping.

Columbus has been dubbed a "Midwestern style capital" by the New York Times and one of the top ten "Best Cities to Start a Career" by Time. With one of the highest populations of college students in the U.S., Columbus is youthful and progressive; nearly half the population falls within the 18-44 age group.

Columbus was recently named a "City of the future" in New Geography's list of "cities best positioned to prosper in the next decade." A strong tie to the university means great research, internship, service and job opportunitiesUSA NOVA for Ohio State students. Abercrombie & Fitch, Battelle, Nationwide Insurance, Limited Brands and Wendy’s International are just a few of the corporations headquartered in Columbus.

For more information, please visit Experience Columbus.


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