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At The Ohio State University, we create solutions the world needs now.

University Portrait

All that we achieve means even more when accomplished together.

No challenge is too big or too complex. We lead with purpose, providing access to opportunities and fostering connections that create meaningful impact – so people can thrive.

We’re making major advancements and crucial breakthroughs.

Ohio State researchers, innovators and creative thinkers are both pragmatic and visionary. Together, we create meaningful impact at a scale few others can match.

Rattan Lal inspects soil in a field

Saving the Earth with soil

Rattan Lal is pioneering soil sciences with breakthroughs in carbon sequestration and food security.
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The healing power of creativity

What happens when we combine art and neuroscience? We discover incredible new therapies that improve lives.
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Connecting people, driving innovation

Carmenton, the innovation district, is dedicated to turning big ideas into reality, right here in Columbus.

We provide an affordable, high-quality education and student support.

Ohio State is preparing the next generation of leaders. Students graduate with the knowledge, adaptability and skills to thrive in our fast-changing world.

Top 20
Public Universities

(U.S. News & World Report)

Approximately half of undergraduates graduate with no debt

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Undergraduate Programs

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We create meaningful change through community engagement and service.

Buckeyes work with communities to improve lives — across the state, the nation and the world.

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Statewide outreach and impact

See how Ohio State’s presence in each of Ohio’s 88 counties is working to move the state forward.
Dr. Electra Paskett holding a booklet

Bringing medical care to those in need

Dr. Electra Paskett envisions a world where no one, especially women and underserved populations, dies from preventable cancers due to a lack of information or access to care.

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Preparing youth for a purposeful life

The LiFEsports program is a national model for using sports to help prepare children for life and leadership — with a focus on the most vulnerable communities.

We drive breakthroughs in medicine and health care.

Ohio State combines a top-ranked academic medical center, one of the largest cancer hospitals in the United States and seven health sciences colleges. We provide personalized, comprehensive care while training tomorrow’s health care providers.

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Nationally recognized care

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country.
A newborn baby resting on a woman's chest

Pursuing medical excellence

The world of medicine is ever changing, and we’re leading the way to a healthier, happier next century.
Exterior of Ohio State primary care building in New Albany

Meeting the region's health care needs

We are growing our reach — making Ohio State’s exceptional health care accessible and convenient for more patients and families.

We are bold — in spirit and in purpose.

Buckeyes are known for our passion. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are caring, actively engaged leaders.

Ratmir Timashev shaking a students hand

The gift of a lifetime

Ratmir Timashev, Class of ’96, is a world-renowned tech entrepreneur. Now he’s giving back.
Aaron Craft in medical scrubs

From the court to clinicals

See why Aaron Craft — who led the Buckeyes to four NCAA tournaments — likens medical school to basketball.
Gaëtane Verna standing in front of windows

Engaging people through arts and culture

At Ohio State's Wexner Center for the Arts, Gaëtane Verna sees creativity as a catalyst for building community.

Learn more about the impact Buckeyes are making