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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 32%
Applicants who took ACT: 87%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 58%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47%
SAT I Math score 700+: 33%
SAT I Math score 600+: 80%
ACT score 24-29: 50%
ACT score 30-36: 44%
ACT score 24+: 94%
Students applied: 40,240
Students admitted: 19,872
Admission rate: 49%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 59%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 45,289
Full-time enrolled men: 21,421
Full-time enrolled women: 19,696
Part-time enrolled men: 2,215
Part-time enrolled women: 1,957
Freshmen retained: 94%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,037
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $29,229
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $11,666
Est. book expense: $1,234
Total cost (in state): $22,937
Total cost (out of state): $42,129
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,304
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,994
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,496
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,186
Average debt at graduation: $27,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 68%
Average need-based aid: $9,633
Average non-need-based aid: $6,943

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

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