Discover more about Ohio’s growing capital city and Ohio State’s Columbus campus location.
Explore the Columbus Ohio campus
So where is The Ohio State University located?
Learn and work in the heart of an active city
Brimming with potential
- Columbus is one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities.
- The New York Times said it’s, “One of the best places for Gen Z.”
- We’re ranked #1 among the largest Midwest metros for job growth, population growth and wage growth.
- We’re a #1 opportunity city for startups.
Live. Work. Play. With so much to do, great neighborhoods and a strong job market, Columbus is a great place to earn a living and live well.
People sometimes ask...
A large campus comes with many advantages: inclusive communities, walkability, more ways to get involved, more extracurricular options, jobs, research and internship opportunities and more.
We are a campus in a city with a large population. Ohio State is dedicated to helping Buckeyes stay safe and secure. Our Department of Public Safety has many programs and resources to help students and visitors safe while on the Columbus campus. Personal safety devices are just one of the options available to students.
Unless you are commuting, you won’t need a car on campus. Columbus is walkable and bikeable. Campus buses are tied into the Ohio State app, so it’s easy to get around. Public transportation options include COTA bus services, CoGo Bike Share, and electric scooter rentals. Student Life even provides airport shuttles for major school breaks.