Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)


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Ohio State University is ranked 25 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 116 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 32%
Applicants who took ACT 84%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69938%
600+53%

SAT Math Score

700+42%
600-69942%
600+84%

ACT Score

30-3649%
24-2945%
24+94%

Students applied44,845
Students admitted24,265
Admission rate54%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate59%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,591
Fees$0
Room and board$12,252
Estimated book expense$1,234
Total cost$24,077

Cost after need-based aid$14,529
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,043

Average debt at graduation$27,930

Out of State

Tuition$29,695
Fees$0
Room and board$12,252
Estimated book expense$1,234
Total cost$43,181

Cost after need-based aid$33,633
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,147

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met69%
Average need-based aid$9,548
Average non-need-based aid$7,034

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment45,831

Full-Time

Men21,651
Women20,211

Part-Time

Men2,117
Women1,852

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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