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William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library East Atrium – On the campus of The Ohio State University (Credit: Wikipedia).

The Basics

Location Columbus, Ohio
Official Website Ohio State
Nickname Buckeyes
School Colors Scarlet & Grey
Athletic Conference Big 10

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Gold
Renown Platinum
Diversity Success Platinum
Sports Renown Platinum
Tuition Profile Public university with low tuition for Ohio State state residents and mid-high cost for out of state residents.
Endowment Gold
Alumni Engagement Platinum

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Broad, Full Academic Program
Professional Schools:
Architecture Yes
Business Yes
Dental Yes
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical Yes
Nursing Yes
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes

Renowned Alumni

Here are some of the notable alumni from Ohio State. You probably have heard of a lot of these, and, are there any others you would add in?

  • Carole Black – CEO of Lifetime Entertainment.
  • Eddie George – NFL Running Back and winner of Heisman Trophy while at Ohio State.
  • Patricia Heaton – Actress.
  • Bob Knight – Head Coach of Indiana University basketball team from 1971-200, and won the NCAA Basketball Championship. Also coached at Texas Tech.
  • Roy Lichtenstein – Artist.
  • Jack Nicklaus – Professional PGA Golfer, and Golf Course Consultant and Designer.
  • Jesse Owens – Sprinter and star of the 1936 Olympics.
  • William Saxbe – United States Attorney General.
  • George Steinbrenner – Shipping magnate and CEO of New York Yankees baseball club.
  • R.L. Stine – Novelist.
  • James Thurber – Playwright and humorist.
  • Leslie Wexner – Founder of The Limited.

Who else would you add to this list?



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