Ohio State University

Women's WCLA
10 / 10
45,946 Undergrads / 59,837 Students
5 / 10
$18,042 Net Price
8 / 10
48% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
59% / 83%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Courtney Hincks South River MD Goal
Emily Hunt Lenape Mount Laurel, NJ Def
Thalia Cronin John Jay Katonah, NY Mid
Margaret Baumgardner Worthington Kilbourne Worthington, OH Mid
Claudia Lewis Chagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, OH Def
Nessa Petropavlovskiy Pickerington Pickerington, OH Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Dayton Ohio Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Toledo Ohio Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Where Grads Work
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Nationwide Childrens Hospital
  • Cardinal Health
  • IBM
  • OhioHealth
  • Huntington National Bank
  • Nationwide Financial
  • L Brands
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cincinnati Public Schools
  • United States Air Force
  • Abbott
  • Battelle
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Services
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
540 - 670
650 - 750
1220 - 1410
27 - 33
27 - 32
27 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 560 - 660 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 47,782 24,282 23,500
% Admitted 48% 45% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 31% 32% 31%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.72
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (18%)
    Engineering (16%)
    Social Sciences (10%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (9%)
    Health Professions (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Agriculture (4%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Education (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    History (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Engineering Technology
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Transportation & Materials Moving
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,592 $28,229
    Books & Supplies$1,168 $1,168
    Cost of Living$12,292 $12,292
    Personal Expenses$2,985 $2,985
    Sticker Price$27,037 $44,039

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    80% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship70%$9,730
    Federal Grants16%$4,514
    Pell Grants16%$4,326
    Other Federal6%$512
    State & Local Grants11%$1,868
    Institutional Grants70%$8,481
    Student Loans38%$7,479
    Federal Loans37%$5,624
    Other Loans5%$14,988

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $4.23 Billion $70,744

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,500 $229

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 19,962 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.24 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 59% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 51 42
    Fondling 21 11
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 6 1
    Aggravated Assault 11 3
    Burglary 27 15
    Motor Vehicle Theft 7 -
    Arson 3 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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