Ohio State University-Main Campus Graduate Programs

Ohio State University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbus, OH. OSU offers total 219 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.

  • Graduate Tuition & fees: $37,141 ($12,425 Ohio residents)
  • Graduate Students: 14,350
  • Graduate Programs: 219

OSU Graduate Programs Overview

Ohio State University-Main Campus (referred to as OSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbus, OH. OSU offers total 219 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees at Ohio State University-Main Campus is $12,425 for Ohio residents and $37,141 for out-of-state students when a student attends full-time status. The tuition per credit hour is $723 for Ohio residents and $2,197 for out-of-state students. Total 14,350 students have enrolled in graduate programs where the school has total population of 61,369 with undergraduate students.
OSU 2020 Graduate Programs Key Facts
Tuition & FeesOhio residents: $12,425
Out-of-State: $37,141
Costs per CreditOhio residents: $723
Out-of-State: $2,197
Graduate Students14,350
Graduate Programs219 programs
Offered Graduate DegreeMaster's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate

Who Accredits Ohio State University-Main Campus

Ohio State University-Main Campus is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Graduate Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

Ohio State University-Main Campus graduate schools offers 219 major programs and 12 programs are available on distance learning. Last year, total 4,429 students have earned their graduate degrees/certificate at OSU. Next tables summarize the offered graduate major programs and its sub-programs at OSU with number of completers.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 6 programs (1 online)42
Agricultural Economics1 program 6
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production1 program 1
Animal Sciences1 program 9
Food Science1 program 8
Horticultural Science1 program 12
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management1 program (1 online)6
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 21
Natural Resources/Conservation1 program 21
Architecture [+] 3 programs 79
Architecture1 program 25
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 44
Landscape Architecture1 program 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs 18
East Asian Studies1 program 7
Latin American Studies1 program 1
African-American/Black Studies1 program 3
Women's Studies1 program 7
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 program 7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1 program 7
Communications Technologies [+] 1 program 10
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects1 program 10
Education [+] 4 programs (2 online)290
Education1 program 265
Learning Sciences1 program (1 online)5
Agricultural Teacher Education1 program (1 online)16
Art Teacher Education1 program 4
Engineering [+] 13 programs (2 online)447
Engineering1 program (1 online)25
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 9
Agricultural Engineering1 program 10
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 20
Chemical Engineering1 program 21
Civil Engineering1 program 31
Computer Engineering1 program 61
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 111
Materials Engineering1 program 21
Mechanical Engineering1 program 85
Nuclear Engineering1 program 6
Industrial Engineering1 program 30
Engineering (other)1 program (1 online)17
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 7
Surveying Technology/Surveying1 program 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 programs 33
Linguistics1 program 0
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 10
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 0
German Language and Literature1 program 3
Portuguese Language and Literature1 program 2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 12
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 1
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 programs 9
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1 program 0
Family Resource Management Studies1 program 0
Human Nutrition1 program 5
Human Development and Family Studies1 program 4
Apparel and Textiles1 program 0
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 39
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)1 program 39
English Language And Literature [+] 1 program 17
English Language and Literature1 program 17
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 program 0
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1 program 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 programs (1 online)73
Biomedical Sciences1 program 2
Biochemistry1 program 3
Biophysics1 program 3
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1 program 5
Anatomy1 program 8
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)1 program 3
Microbiology1 program 2
Zoology/Animal Biology1 program 1
Entomology1 program 1
Molecular Genetics1 program 0
Vision Science/Physiological Optics1 program 14
Pharmacology1 program (1 online)17
Ecology1 program 8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)1 program 6
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 programs 155
Mathematics1 program 15
Mathematics (other)1 program 6
Financial Mathematics1 program 115
Statistics1 program 19
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 program 7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1 program 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 programs 53
Health and Physical Education/Fitness1 program 11
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1 program 42
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 program 2
Philosophy1 program 2
Physical Sciences [+] 6 programs 60
Astronomy1 program 2
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1 program 3
Chemistry1 program 10
Geology/Earth Science1 program 11
Physics1 program 34
Atomic/Molecular Physics1 program 0
Psychology [+] 2 programs 28
Psychology1 program 0
Experimental Psychology1 program 28
Human Services [+] 2 programs (1 online)344
Public Administration1 program 78
Social Work1 program (1 online)266
Social Sciences [+] 6 programs 54
Anthropology1 program 6
Economics1 program 18
Applied Economics1 program 9
Geography1 program 2
Political Science and Government1 program 9
Sociology1 program 10
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 7 programs 53
Dance1 program 3
Industrial and Product Design1 program 1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 12
Art/Art Studies1 program 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 2
Music1 program 22
Fine and Studio Arts Management1 program 3
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 programs (4 online)539
Audiology/Audiologist1 program 42
Dental Clinical Sciences1 program 23
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist1 program (1 online)1
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management1 program 21
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1 program (1 online)44
Genetic Counseling/Counselor1 program 7
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry1 program 17
Public Health1 program 87
Occupational Therapy/Therapist1 program 29
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences1 program 17
Bioethics/Medical Ethics1 program (1 online)1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1 program (1 online)230
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)1 program 20
Business [+] 8 programs 368
Business Administration and Management1 program 270
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)1 program 38
Accounting1 program 1
Finance1 program 0
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1 program 0
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program 56
Actuarial Science1 program 3
Marketing/Marketing Management1 program 0
History [+] 1 programs 6
History1 program 6
Total117 programs (11 online)2,761
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 5 programs 33
Agricultural Economics1 program 12
Animal Sciences1 program 6
Food Science1 program 8
Plant Sciences1 program 3
Horticultural Science1 program 4
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 5
Natural Resources/Conservation1 program 5
Architecture [+] 1 program 1
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 program 2
Women's Studies1 program 2
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 program 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1 program 8
Education [+] 3 programs 83
Education1 program 77
Agricultural Teacher Education1 program 6
Art Teacher Education1 program 0
Engineering [+] 12 programs 163
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 7
Agricultural Engineering1 program 5
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 8
Chemical Engineering1 program 20
Civil Engineering1 program 8
Computer Engineering1 program 26
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 44
Materials Engineering1 program 12
Mechanical Engineering1 program 18
Nuclear Engineering1 program 4
Industrial Engineering1 program 7
Engineering (other)1 program 4
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 7
Surveying Technology/Surveying1 program 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 programs 34
Linguistics1 program 2
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 8
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 2
German Language and Literature1 program 2
Portuguese Language and Literature1 program 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 12
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1 program 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 6
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 programs 8
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1 program 2
Family Resource Management Studies1 program 0
Human Nutrition1 program 0
Human Development and Family Studies1 program 5
Apparel and Textiles1 program 1
English Language And Literature [+] 1 program 20
English Language and Literature1 program 20
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 program 1
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1 program 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 programs 106
Biomedical Sciences1 program 25
Biochemistry1 program 13
Biophysics1 program 5
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1 program 5
Anatomy1 program 3
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)1 program 17
Microbiology1 program 9
Zoology/Animal Biology1 program 7
Entomology1 program 1
Molecular Genetics1 program 4
Vision Science/Physiological Optics1 program 1
Biostatistics1 program 2
Ecology1 program 7
Neuroscience1 program 7
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 programs 33
Mathematics1 program 21
Statistics1 program 12
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 programs 2
Nutrition Sciences1 program 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1 program 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 1 program 8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness1 program 8
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 program 4
Philosophy1 program 4
Physical Sciences [+] 6 programs 85
Astronomy1 program 5
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1 program 1
Chemistry1 program 39
Geology/Earth Science1 program 5
Physics1 program 34
Atomic/Molecular Physics1 program 1
Psychology [+] 2 programs 21
Psychology1 program 0
Experimental Psychology1 program 21
Human Services [+] 2 programs 14
Public Administration1 program 6
Social Work1 program 8
Social Sciences [+] 5 programs 46
Anthropology1 program 10
Economics1 program 12
Geography1 program 4
Political Science and Government1 program 11
Sociology1 program 9
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 5 programs 26
Dance1 program 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 3
Music1 program 12
Fine and Studio Arts Management1 program 7
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 programs (1 online)120
Audiology/Audiologist1 program 14
Dental Clinical Sciences1 program 1
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry1 program 15
Public Health1 program 4
Occupational Therapy/Therapist1 program 11
Physical Therapy/Therapist1 program 48
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences1 program 7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1 program (1 online)18
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)1 program 2
Business [+] 4 programs 11
Business Administration and Management1 program 9
Accounting1 program 1
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1 program 1
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program 0
History [+] 1 programs 14
History1 program 14
Total94 programs (1 online)855
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 168
Law1 program 168
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 programs 639
Dentistry1 program 107
Medicine1 program 191
Optometry1 program 66
Pharmacy1 program 120
Veterinary Medicine1 program 155
Total6 programs807
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 programs 6
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1 program 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1 program 4
Total2 programs6

2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of OSU graduate programs is $12,425 for Ohio residents and $37,141 for other students. The tuition per credit hour for graduate program is $723 for Ohio residents and $2,197 for other students. The average living costs is $15,746 when a student lives on campus housing.
2019-2020 Graduate Program Tuition at OSU
Ohio residentsOut of State
Tuition$11,560$35,144
Fees$865$865
Costs per Credit Hour$723$2,197
Living on-campus$15,746
Living off-campus$14,714

Graduate Student Population

At OSU graduate schools, there are total 14,350 graduate students. Among them, 1,298 students have enrolled graduate programs online exclusively. By gender, there are 6,354 men and 7,996 women students at OSU graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population at OSU.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Ohio State University-Main Campus
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,3506,3547,996
American Indian/Native American1468
Asian821330491
Black/African American763280483
Hispanic718287431
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander431
White8,1853,3124,873
Two More413165248
Un-Known726360366
Graduate Student Population in Online Programs at OSU
Total Graduate StudentsEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students14,3501,2981,30111,751

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