School and Ranking Information
There are for-profit and non-profit 4-year schools, as well as 2-year non-profit and for-profit schools, with business programs within a 10-mile radius of Columbus. On account of school type, student services and graduation rate, this school is regarded as one of the top institutions in the area for studying business:
- Winner: Ohio State University is a 4-year public school where students can pursue degree programs within the field. Ohio State offers undergraduate and graduate business administration programs.
School Info Chart
|Category||Ohio State University|
|Rankings||Tied at #54 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$10,037 (in-state), $25,757 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||318**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Master's (303 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||83%**|
|Noteworthy||Ohio State's business college has its own newspaper that is operated by its students***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Ohio State University website
Ohio State University
- The business college has multiple scholarships available to its undergraduate students
- Ohio State's College of Business has research centers for entrepreneurship and financial economics
- The Fisher College of Business spans more than 350,000 square feet of cutting-edge facilities
Ohio State University's sprawling campus is among the most expansive of higher education campuses nationwide. Students beginning undergraduate studies will find that the majority of their classes have under 50 students.
The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science Business Administration with a core that includes finance, logistics and international business. Some of the selection of over 10 specializations available for the bachelor's program include aviation management, human resources and operations. The full-time MBA has a core that looks at data analysis, finance and accounting and major options such as strategy and financial reporting. The business college also offers a professional MBA with courses a few evenings each week, and an executive MBA that has classes held three days out of each month. The PhD in Business Administration is typically completed within five years. PhD students can focus on finance, strategy or logistics, among other concentrations.