Ohio State University

Motto: Disciplina in civitatem (Latin) Motto in English: Education for Citizenship
Established: 1870 Type: Flagship, Public, Land grant, Sea grant
Endowment: US $2.02 billion[1] President: Gordon Gee
Staff: 5,202 academic faculty, 19,277 non-academic staff (not including students) Students: 52,568 (Columbus), 60,347 (all campuses)
Undergraduates: 38,479 (Columbus), 46,690 (all campuses) Postgraduates: 13,339 (Columbus), 13,657 (all campuses)[3]
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States Campus: 1,755 acres (7 km²) Columbus campus
15,311 acres (62 km²) total (Urban)
Athletics: 19 men and 20 women varsity teams Colors: Scarlet and Gray            
Nickname: Buckeyes Mascot: Brutus Buckeye
Website: www.osu.edu    

Ohio State University (OSU) a coeducational community research university which is situated in the state of Ohio. It was established in 1870. At present it is considered the biggest university in the US. Ohio State is presently ranked through U.S.News & World Report since the best community university in Ohio, surrounded by the best 60 universities in the US. Ohio State has been legitimately elected as the flagship organization of the state’s community system of superior edification by the recently nationalized University System of Ohio.

History of Ohio State University

Ohio State University was established in 1870 since the Land-Grant University in unity through the Morrill Act of 1862 below the name of the Ohio Mechanical and Agriculture College. The college was formerly situated in a farming society situated on the northern border of Columbus. In 1878, the college eternally distorted its name to the familiar ;The Ohio State University”.
Ohio State started accepting graduate learners in 1880s and 1891. Later it would obtain colleges of dentistry, commerce, journalism and medicine in following years. Ohio State was voted into membership in the Association of American Universities.

Ohio State University Academics

The Ohio State University Academy is a chance for exceptional high school learners to join in Ohio State education. The Academy series is the Ohio State accomplishment of the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program formed by Ohio State and is a corporation among Ohio State, the high school, the learner and her or his parents.
Learners must entire the college before requirement in the topic ward of interest by joining in a course during the Academy Program. There might be extra necessities by academic branch of Ohio State. Course employment is limited throughout the number of spaces available in the course.
Fee details

Ohio University provides instruction for students set up to register in the academy of Optometry. The projected fees for the primary three quarters for an Ohio dweller in the academy of optometry consists of these expanses (from university year 2006-2007)

  • appliance fee: $40 domestic; $50 international
  • Acceptance fee: $25
  • Tuition: $16,227
  • Tuition deposit*: $200
  • Student health insurance: $1,305
  • Books and gadgets: $4,065
  • Living Expenses: $11,958
    Vehicle registration fee: $201   
    Total: $33,765

    * Tuition deposit applied to University fees

Ohio State University - Tuition and University fees

No inhabitants students give an extra $9,139 each section their first year. Student health insurance has need of all students.
Campus facilities
Library provides

Contact to journals, magazines, books, online database and newspapers.
22 PC with MS.Office 2007 and the Internet.
Training session to endorse information literacy
Facilitate locating information
Audio-visual services and equipment for loan.
Library Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Scholarships in Ohio State University

Ohio State provides a selection of merit scholarships to rationally spirited students. There are listed of university-directed merit scholarships below-
To know the full price of scholarships, your requests for admission and every supporting object must be established by 1st December, 2008.

Ohio State University Attractions

Jack's dummy presenting a free performance in the Oval in 2006.

Ohio Stadium, well known as "The Horseshoe" or basically "The Shoe" because of its unique form, is the home ground of the Buckeyes’ football group. Ohio Stadium is on the National Register of Historic Places. Though fresh construction has almost filled the release end of the stadium, as the latest stands are free-standing and the stadium is still a horseshoe.
Orton hall was committed to the recollection of Ohio State’s First President, Edward J. Orton,
Mirror Lake
Chadwick Arboretum - Columbus, Ohio campus
The elliptical, which is the great area before the central library, is a droop out for students in the heat months of the instruct year. This 11 acre is placed for concerts, big outdoor gatherings, demonstrations and diverse pick up sporting occurrence.

Ohio State University Cultural activities

The cultural center provides as a set where cultural schooling and education are the center of all plans and activities. Its center is intercultural and serves a s a place where components of the university area, representing a selection of backgrounds, contribute in activities and programs. All programs in the cultural center is intended to boost human understanding throughout study and term of culture.

Sports in Ohio State University

Ohio State's sports teams are named the "Buckeyes" and contributed in the NCAA’s Partition I in all games and Big Ten Conference in nearly all sports. (The Men’s hockey match fights in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and its women’s hockey match fights in the Western Cloistered Hockey Association). And the university’s colors are gray and scarlet. The team’s name is "Brutus" and "Buckeyes" , Buckeye is their lucky charm.

Exceptional sports records that were student competitor at Ohio State comprise 1936 Olympics gold medalist Jesse Owens ;the Buckeye Bullet” (field and track) Jerry Lucas, John Havelock, Larry Siegfried and Bobby Knight (basketball)and Katie Smith and other first 3-time competitor of the year in Big Ten Basketball record, Jack Nicolas (golf); Jessica Davenport (women's basketball)and Frank Howard (baseball and basketball), Chic Harley (three-times All-American football successively back). Ohio State football troupe have united for seven Heisman Awards as well as the only two-time conqueror Archie Griffin in 1974 and 1975, Eddie George in 1995, and freshly Troy Smith in 2006. Hall of Fame trainers of Ohio State comprised Woody Hayes and Paul Brown in football and Larry Snyder during field and track, Fred Taylor in basketball, Mike Peppe in diving and swimming.

Medical Centers in Ohio State University

The Ohio State College of Medicine is situated on the southern border of the middle campus. It is abode to James Cancer Hospital, a cancer investigate institute and the National Cancer Institutes and thirty nine inclusive cancer centers, with Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, an investigate institution for cardiovascular ailment.

The Ohio State University comprises the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Education and Human Ecology
  • College of Engineering
  • Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Environment and Natural Resources
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Optometry
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Social Work
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Colleges of the Arts and Sciences
  • School of Communication
  • School of Music
  • Graduate School
  • John Glenn School of Public Affairs
  • Max M. Fisher College of Business
  • Michael E. Moritz College of Law