School and Ranking Information
The few schools offering international business programs in Columbus include three 4-year universities and one 2-year community college. Based on school type, student services and program offerings, the following is considered one of the top schools in the area for studying international business:
- Winner: Ohio State University is the only 4-year public school offering programs in this field in Columbus. The university has undergraduate and graduate programs in international business.
School Info Chart
|Category||Ohio State University|
|Rankings||Tied at #54 among National Universities (2020)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)||$11,084 (in-state), $32,061 (out-of-state)**|
|International Business Programs Offered||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate|
|International Business Degrees Awarded (Bachelor's only) in 2018-19||22**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2018 Entering Class||72%**|
|Noteworthy||Home of the Center for International Business Education, one of only 31 such centers nationwide funded by the U.S. Department of Education***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***OSU.
Ohio State University
- International business students have multiple opportunities to study abroad
- Graduate students in international business have access to programs and software for learning foreign languages
- MBA graduates have secured employment with companies in international markets such as Dell, BP and Toyota
Ohio State University is one of the largest universities in the country, with a voluminous total selection of around 12,000 courses and an enrollment of more than 61,000 students. There have been nearly 700,000 degrees conferred by OSU since its founding in 1870.
The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a full-time MBA and a PhD with international business concentrations. The BSBA with an international specialization includes courses on international marketing and human resource management. The MBA's international business focus includes course options in international strategy, negotiations and global sourcing, as well as an option for complete a semester of studies overseas. Doctoral-level students may conduct research in areas such as global strategy, emerging economies or corporate governance. They also have an option to create a project based on personal interest.