About Ohio State
Founded in 1870 as part of the Morrill Land-Grant Act, The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest major comprehensive public research universities, serving more than 59,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. With more than 34,000 full-time equivalent employees, Ohio State is Ohio’s fourth-largest employer.
Located in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus, Ohio State is a major educational and economic force through its teaching, research and service mission. With more than 500,000 living alumni around the world, the university community is vast and diverse, having an impact on our global society in education, research and public service.