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    Columbus, the largest city in Ohio (and also the capital) is home to 787,033 people, making it the 15th most populated U.S. city. Columbus’ climate tends to have cold, dry winters and hot, muggy summers. In 2012, BusinessWeek ranked Columbus as one of the 50 best American cities. Most people get around Columbus by car but other options include a municipal bus service, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), car shares (ZipCar) and bicycle shares (CoGo). COTA is a free to local college students. Biking in the city has become a popular option because of recent bike path expansion. Several colleges and universities also offer their own free bus systems, including The Ohio State University (CABS).

    There are 14 four-year colleges and universities located in Columbus, Ohio enrolling more than 75,000 students annually. The Ohio State University, the largest public institution in Columbus, Ohio was founded in 1870 and sits on 1,700 acres in the downtown area. Ohio State currently has over 475,00 living alumni located around the world, including George Steinbrenner, former owner of the New York Yankees. Columbus College of Arts & Design (CCAD) is one of the state’s largest, private institutions offering Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts to over 1,300 students annually.

    Columbus is known for being a ‘football town’ in the fall months where much of the city can be found at Ohio Stadium (102,329 seating capacity) on Saturday’s cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Columbus boasts a wide selection of museums from the Columbus Museum of Art to the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), a large science museum. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium located in the city has been ranked as the best zoo in the United States features world-renowned collections and exhibits.

    • Ohio State University-Main Campus

      Ohio State University-Main Campus Save

      190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
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      Wearing the school colors, scarlet and gray, is a must at Ohio State University. If you love school spirit, a campus heavily involved with sports, big lectures, and caring professors, Ohio State is the school for you. Located on a ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Ohio Dominican University

      Ohio Dominican University Save

      1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219
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      "Small Ohio Dominican University is "growing liberal arts" institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church (Dominican Sisters) and located in the burgeoning metropolis of Columbus, OH. Students enjoy competing in both competitive and recreational games on one of the campus's ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated
    • Capital University

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      1 College and Main, Columbus, OH 43209
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      This Evangelical Lutheran school with 3,000 traditional undergraduates is located in suburban Bexley, Ohio just four miles from downtown Columbus, the 16th largest city in the United States. learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • ITT Technical Institute-Columbus

      ITT Technical Institute-Columbus Save

      4717 Hilton Corporate Dr, Columbus, OH 43232
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      ITT Technical Institute-Columbus is an Associate's college with 345 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees
    • DeVry University-Ohio

      DeVry University-Ohio Save

      1350 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, OH 43209
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      DeVry University-Ohio is college with 2822 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • National College-Columbus

      National College-Columbus Save

      5665 Forest Hills Blvd, Columbus, OH 45420
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      National College-Columbus is an Associate's college with 99 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions
    • Kaplan College-Columbus

      Kaplan College-Columbus Save

      2745 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232
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      Kaplan College-Columbus is an Associate's college with 225 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions
    • Columbus State Community College

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      550 E Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215
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      Columbus State Community College is an Associate's college with 25249 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions
    • Bradford School

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      2469 Stelzer Road, Columbus, OH 43219
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      Bradford School is an Associate's college with 449 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions
    • Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus

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      150 E. Gay St., Columbus, OH 43215
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      Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus is an Associate's college with 304 students located in Columbus, OH. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

    Facts About Colleges in Columbus, Ohio

    • There are 16 Colleges in Columbus, OH.

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