Ohio State University-Main Campus Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.1 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 214 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABA, + 13 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 58,663 (45,289 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 26% part-time, 74% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $12,425 in-state; $31,897 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Veterinary Science
Graduation Year: 2018

The College of Veterinary Medicine is excellent and is one of the top vet schools in the country. There is definitely a lot of work involved with becoming a veterinarian but OSU makes you well rounded in your education. You are not only able to treat patients; you learn all the other aspects of being a veterinarian like communication and practice management. I definitely made the right choice with attending OSU.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Ohio State integrates classroom, clinical, and research work seamlessly, creating an integrated educational experience. Professors are invested in your success and in the success of a program. The University has extensive resources and is highly regarded locally and nationwide.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Dentistry
Graduation Year: 2019

Pros: Lots of demands for my profession. Cons: graduating with higher debt.
3.25 out of 5.0
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2016

Overall this is a strong program; challenging, yet supportive.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2019

Faculty is very helpful and competent. Ohio State's campus is gorgeous and easily accessible. I highly recommend this school and its history program.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I like my university, because here the student life is different, a lot of student organizations who make a lot of party and the different meeting) Here is very fun! It is the best university!!! Thanks to OSU that gave me this chance to study here!!! It is a very good experience for me!!!! Now I want to get better every day, and participate in different program in future!!! And I hope I will realize my dream!
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Agriculture
Graduation Year: 2016

My graduate program focus on enhancing the students skill and knowledge through research projects. Therefore, students are able to focus on the specific knowledge. The professors (both advisors and class lecturers) are very helpful and open for questions related to the research and academic materials. The facilities are sufficient for students and good ambience environment for studying. However, there are only few activities conducted by students apart from academic activity.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2014

It's a large program, so it has something for everyone. I have no complaints about the program as a whole.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

There are a lot of opportunities to work very closely with faculty members and communicate with many important people in the field. There is a wide range of nutrition topics that the faculty are interested in, and this makes the seminars and class offerings really diverse. However, as I approach the last year of my project, I feel like I do not know what to do after I am done. Maybe I will get more help next year, but I do not currently know what the future holds in store for me and I wish I knew a little more about job opportunities. Also students in grad school here are not very social and unified, despite the very social undergraduate scene. If you don't make friends within your lab, I don't know what you would do socially.
2.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2019

Big changes were made this past year regarding requirements to complete the program. This process was handled unprofessionally as communication with current students during this time was kept at a minimum and left students stressed and confused as to what was now going to be expected of them. Very disappointed in their apparent lack of care for students and how those in charge seemed to take lightly the fact that these changes affected whether or not we could continue in the program to pursue the Ph.D. and future career we had been working so hard for.
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