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Complete the Common App by February 1

Apply to be a first-year student at Ohio State.
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From amazing academics and research opportunities to a thriving city life at your fingertips, Ohio State has a lot to offer.

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With campuses across the state, you have choices on where to earn your Ohio State degree.

Four reasons you should be Buckeye Bound

There’s no getting around it. Choosing a college is hard. There are so many things to take into consideration — especially when it comes to your future.

That’s why we wanted to take a minute to help get you into a #BuckeyeBound mindset. Tell you a little bit more about ourselves and why we think you're a perfect fit for Ohio State.

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Become a Buckeye

Find out how to submit your app by February 1, 2023.