Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)


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Ohio State University is ranked 22 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 107 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 32%
Applicants who took ACT 87%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69944%
600+58%

SAT Math Score

700+33%
600-69947%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3644%
24-2950%
24+94%

Students applied40,240
Students admitted19,872
Admission rate49%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate59%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,037
Fees$0
Room and board$11,666
Estimated book expense$1,234
Total cost$22,937

Cost after need-based aid$13,304
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,994

Average debt at graduation$27,400

Out of State

Tuition$29,229
Fees$0
Room and board$11,666
Estimated book expense$1,234
Total cost$42,129

Cost after need-based aid$32,496
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,186

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met68%
Average need-based aid$9,633
Average non-need-based aid$6,943

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment45,289

Full-Time

Men21,421
Women19,696

Part-Time

Men2,215
Women1,957

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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