Ohio State & Columbus

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For 150 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. 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. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.




OSU is part of the vibrant city of Columbus—the state’s capital—home to nearly 2 million residents in the greater metro area. A number of colleges and universities can be found in Columbus, with over 100,000 students attending these schools. Numerous companies are headquartered here and five Fortune 500 companies are based in the city. Columbus has great entertainment, artistic, and recreational opportunities as well; from Buckeyes football and NHL hockey to a symphony, ballet company, and a vibrant arts community. There’s a place for you in Columbus!






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Columbus is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the country. An up-and-coming tech city, Columbus area education, research, and technology institutions are attracting the brightest minds from around the world, and the nationally acclaimed arts scene guarantees you’ll find creativity around every corner.