About The Ohio State University
Discover the Ohio State difference

We create unrivaled experiences that bring together expertise, ideas and resources that improve communities locally and globally.

About The Ohio State University

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Education

We help others create and discover knowledge. Ohio State provides a comprehensive, inclusive and affordable education for the next generation of engaged citizens and leaders.
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Research and innovation

One of the world’s most innovative universities, Ohio State builds inquisitive communities dedicated to advancing innovation, improving health care and creating a more vibrant future for all.
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Health care

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is committed to improving patient lives, discovering health care breakthroughs and advancing medical innovation.
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Community engagement

Ohio State is dedicated to extending teaching, learning and research beyond our campuses by engaging communities and through meaningful partnerships that improve the lives of people.

Educating and innovating across Ohio

With campuses, research facilities, organizations and partners throughout the state, Ohio State takes its land-grant mission seriously and is furthering discoveries across Ohio.

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campuses across the state that provide enriching educational experiences
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Ohio State Extension offices contribute to communities in every Ohio county
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Columbus, Ohio, is the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the Midwest
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Leadership and vision

Meet Ohio State’s 16th president, Dr. Kristina M. Johnson. Discover her trailblazing career and accomplishments, and learn more about her inspiring plans, academic vision and goals for The Ohio State University.

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Initiative spotlight: Scarlet & Gray Advantage

Discover how this revolutionary new program at Ohio State will empower eligible Ohio State students to earn their bachelor’s degree — debt-free — freeing them to pursue a vibrant future without the burden of student loans.

Ohio State's Shared Values

We advance our work of teaching, learning, research and service through these shared values. 

Keep exploring

Whether you’re looking for a top-ranked education, life-changing studies and discoveries or a meaningful workplace, there’s much more to explore at Ohio State.

Admissions at Ohio State

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Research at Ohio State