Ohio State University-Main Campus (out-of-state)

Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing

Residence hall capacity

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals per week can vary

Must all students live on campus?

Residence halls on campus:
Archer House, Baker Hall, Barrett House, Blackburn House, Bowen House, Bradley Hall, Buckeye Village, Busch House, Canfield Hall, Drackett Tower, Fechko House, Fisher Commons, Fred Taylor Drive Poultry Facility, Gateway Apartments, German House, Halloran House, Hanley House, Haverfield House, Houck House, Houston House, Jones Tower, Lawrence Tower, Lincoln Tower, Mack Hall, Mendoza House, Morrill Tower, Morrison Tower, Neil Ave BLDG, Norton House, Nosker House, Parkstradley, Paterson Hall, Pennsylvania Place, Pomerene House, Raney House, Scholars Est, Scott House, Sheep Barn, Siebert Hall, Smithsteeb Hall, Taylor Tower, The Residence on th, Torres House, Veterans House, Worthington BLDG

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - Big Ten Conference
    Basketball - Big Ten Conference
    Baseball - Big Ten Conference
    Cross Country/Track - Big Ten Conference

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2018

Sport # of Men # of Women
All Track Combined 97 126
Baseball 38
Basketball 13 26
Diving 6 3
Fencing 29 16
Field Hockey 28
Football 130
Golf 13 9
Gymnastics 25 18
Ice Hockey 29 24
Lacrosse 52 41
Rowing 114
Soccer 28 42
Softball 24
Swimming 49 30
Synchronized Swimming 30
Tennis 13 11
Volleyball 25 20
Wrestling 37
Other Sports
Data from 2015-2016
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division I-FBS



Athletic Summary
Total # athletes


Male Athletes 584
Female Athletes 562


Total sports revenue

Total sports expenses

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$238,510 (14.5)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$826,208 (13.5)

Campus Services and Programs

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Placement services for completers
Remedial services
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Recognized student veteran organization
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Hospital on campus?


% of students with registered disabilities

Nearby Restaurants

Brothers Drake Meadery

Miles From Campus: 0.8
Great place to layback and drink meads of your choice. Mead flights are my favorite, great live music, great staff, and wonderful atmosphere. Apple Pie...

Fox In the Snow Cafe

Miles From Campus: 1.11
What a delightful cafe! I visited here while in town visiting. I have always wanted to go, and it was worth it. I visited on a Tuesday at 10am so there...

Laughlin's Bakery

Miles From Campus: 1.12
Drop everything you're doing and go to Laughlin's. Seriously, just throw whatever it is on the ground and walk out the door. I had been meaning to try...

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Miles From Campus: 1.51
Jeni's is some of the best ice cream around and I always try to get it when I have a chance. I was SO delighted I was able to get cream puff ice cream,...


Miles From Campus: 1.55
Can't get enough of this place! Enjoyed both times I've been here. The falafel sandwich is delicious and so is their eggplant and also...well, basically...

North Market

Miles From Campus: 1.83
Can I give this place 6 stars? A place like this only existed in my dreams. It's reality. The good: +Boba tea is cold with minimal ice. I hate places that...

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Miles From Campus: 1.83
What to get: Wildberry lavender Service: 4/5 Atmosphere: dessert, order to go Wait: 10 mins (Saturday 2PM for 2) Parking: street, parking lot The...

Hot Chicken Takeover

Miles From Campus: 1.87
I can't say enough how much I love this place. So much so that for my last few birthdays and Christmas. People have gotten me gift cards from here as a gift...

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Miles From Campus: 2.16
Jeni's ice cream is just ... splendid! They definitely got the name right. Ambiance This is a small location which can quickly get crowded, and parking...

The Roosevelt Coffeehouse

Miles From Campus: 2.38
Not as cozy as a typical coffee shop, but the mission of The Roosevelt Coffeeshop, to raise awareness and end human trafficking, made me an immediate fan....

Pistacia Vera

Miles From Campus: 3.33
We discovered this jewel about four years ago and haven't returned since then. When my daughter reminded me it was not far from COSI, in the German Village....

Momo Ghar

Miles From Campus: 4.42
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Cherbourg Bakery

Miles From Campus: 4.68
Cherbourg bakery is a gem in Columbus and you must stop and try for yourself. This past summer my girlfriend and I were planning my birthday party and...

Scotty's Cafe

Miles From Campus: 4.99
GREAT local cafe with AWESOME food and OUTSTANDING, PERSONAL service. Got off the plane for our first time on Columbus; found this little GEM on Yelp; and,...

Diamonds Ice Cream

Miles From Campus: 6.46
Awesome paletas!! Every flavor was delicious. Got the Mango con chili and thought I was back in LA! Kids loved the blackberry cream cheese and vanilla...

Yappy Greek

Miles From Campus: 7.64
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Flavor 91 Burger Bistro

Miles From Campus: 8.37
Fantastic ! Grass Fed Beef, chicken no Antibiotics, locally sourced and made FRESH! Chicken sandwich was excellent, free little soups samples as a first...

Sababa Mediterranean Grill

Miles From Campus: 9.35
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Coppa Gelato

Miles From Campus: 11.46
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Tyler's Pizzeria & Bakery

Miles From Campus: 11.57
This place is way more than just a pizzeria and bakery! This is somewhere you can go and know everyone working will treat you like family and make the best...
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Mission Coffee

Miles From Campus: 1.24
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One Line Coffee - Short North

Miles From Campus: 1.46
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Miles From Campus: 1.48
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Forno Kitchen + Bar

Miles From Campus: 1.5
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Tasi Cafe

Miles From Campus: 1.56
I came to Tasi Cafe today around lunchtime with a friend. It was the first visit for both of us, but the server at the counter was very helpful and answered...


Miles From Campus: 2.06
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Café Brioso

Miles From Campus: 2.43
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Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails

Miles From Campus: 2.45
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Upper Cup Coffee

Miles From Campus: 2.86
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Milestone 229

Miles From Campus: 2.89
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Red Velvet Cafe

Miles From Campus: 2.91
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16-Bit Bar + Arcade

Miles From Campus: 2.92
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Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

Miles From Campus: 2.92
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Sidebar Columbus

Miles From Campus: 2.96
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Miles From Campus: 3.39
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G Michael's Bistro & Bar

Miles From Campus: 3.4
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Valters at the Maennerchor

Miles From Campus: 3.94
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