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Ohio State University-Marion Campus

Located 50 miles from the main Columbus campus, Ohio State University at Marion provides a wide of array of educational choices for about 1,600 traditional and non-traditional students. Over 170 areas of study are offered, as well as several professional programs. Students with free time on their hands can head to the student center for its indoor rock-climbing wall.

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Located 50 miles from the main Columbus campus, Ohio State University at Marion provides a wide of array of educational choices for about 1,600 traditional and non-traditional students. Over 170 areas of study are offered, as well as several professional programs. Students with free time on their hands can head to the student center for its indoor rock-climbing wall.

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If you want the atmosphere of a small liberal arts college and the educational resources of a major university, The Ohio State University at Marion is for you. At Ohio State Marion, you can begin your university education in more than 170 areas of study. As an Ohio State Marion student, you are part of the Ohio State family and have access to opportunities and activities on the Marion and Columbus campuses, including libraries, research facilities, computer labs, student organizations, concerts, and even football tickets. The Ohio State University is one university with many campuses. Regardless of which one you attend, you are an Ohio State student, you are a Buckeye!

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,230
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 78% Full Time / 22% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 39% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 83%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Choral Groups

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates on-campus daycare personal counseling placement services for graduates financial aid counseling legal services
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education double major dual enrollment of high school students honors program independent study student-designed major teacher certification internships accelerated program cross-registration english as a second language (esl) visiting/exchange student program liberal arts/career combination
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  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

General Studies (53%), Psychology (20%), Elementary Education and Teaching (10%), English Language and Literature (8%), Business/Commerce (3%), History (3%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

Job Opportunities:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A program that focuses on the general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Includes instruction in historiography; historical research methods; studies of specific periods, issues and cultures; and applications to areas such as historic preservation, public policy, and records administration.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Historians
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
History Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Associates

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

Dean/Director Gregory Rose
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 36
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 55 : 44
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 66
Tenure Track Faculty 33
International Faculty 8

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 N/A Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 3.0 Biology 101 5.0
AP Biology 4.0 Biology 113 5.0
AP Biology 5.0 Biology 113,114 10.0
AP Calculus AB 3.0 150, 151 10.0
AP Calculus BC 3.0 150,151 10.0
AP Calculus BC 4.0 150, 151, 152 15.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 Chemistry 121 5.0
AP Chemistry 4.0 Chemistry 121,122 10.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 Chinese 101, 102, 103 15.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 4.0 Chinese 101, 102, 103, 104 20.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 5.0 Chinese 101, 102, 103, 104, 205 25.0
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 Political Science 100 5.0
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CSE 201 4.0
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 English 110.01 5.0
AP English Language and Composition 5.0 English H110.01 5.0
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 English 110.02 5.0
AP English Literature and Composition 5.0 English H110.02 5.0
AP Environmental Science 3.0 Natural Resources 201 5.0
AP European History 3.0 History 112 5.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 French 101, 102, 103 15.0
AP French Language and Culture 4.0 French 101, 102, 103, 104 20.0
AP French Language and Culture 5.0 French 101, 102, 103, 104, 201 25.0
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 German 101, 102, 103 15.0
AP German Language and Culture 4.0 German 101, 102, 103, 104, 201 25.0
AP Human Geography 3.0 Geography 200 5.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 Italian 101, 102, 103 15.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 4.0 Italian 101, 102, 103, 104 20.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 5.0 Italian 101, 102, 103, 104, 202 25.0
AP Latin 3.0 Latin 101, 102, 103, 104 20.0
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 Economics 201 5.0
AP Microeconomics 3.0 Economics 200 5.0
AP Music Theory 3.0 Music 221, 224 5.0
AP Music Theory 5.0 Music 221, 222, 224, 225 10.0
AP Physics B 3.0 Physics 111 5.0
AP Physics B 5.0 Physics 111, 112 10.0
AP Psychology 3.0 Psychology 100 5.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 Spanish 101.01, 102.01, 103.01 15.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 4.0 Spanish 101.01, 102.01, 103.01 104.01 20.0
AP Statistics 3.0 Statistics 145 5.0
AP Statistics 4.0 Statistics 245 5.0
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 Political Science 101 5.0
AP United States History 3.0 History 151 5.0
AP World History 3.0 History 181 5.0

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

70% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
28% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
11% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite20 - 25
 
SATMath490 - 590
Reading460 - 550
Writing430 - 550

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,861 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $8,661
$30K-$48K $9,116
$48K-$75K $11,793
$75K-$110K $13,465
$110K+ $13,825

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $6,912, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,912 Same as On-Campus
Fees $228 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,034
Books $1,248 $1,248
Total (before financial aid) $8,388 $18,422

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $22,632 Same as On-Campus
Fees $228 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,034
Books $1,248 $1,248
Total (before financial aid) $24,108 $34,142

Students Receiving Aid

85% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 53% $5,031
Federal Scholarships/Grants 39% $4,548
Institutional Grants 73% $2,071
Other Federal Grants 16% $482
Other Loans 1% $3,750
Pell Grants 39% $4,350
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 1% $6,936
Student Loans 53% $5,111

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://osumarion.osu.edu/financial_aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://sfa.osu.edu/npc/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

20% of students graduated on time.

45% of students graduated in six years.

63% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

Bloomberg

#32 Businessweek Undergraduate Business School Program

PayScale

#301 Starting Median Salary Rankings

Washington Monthly

#13 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#28 National Universities - Overall Rank
#31 Master's Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#56 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#56 Master's Universities - Overall Score
#62 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#63 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#63 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#69 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#70 National Universities - Overall Score
#80 Master's Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#82 National Universities - ROTC Rank
#117 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#133 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#134 Master's Universities - Overall Rank
#138 Master's Universities - ROTC Rank
#221 Master's Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#285 Master's Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#288 Master's Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#416 Master's Universities - Peace Corps Rank
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