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Academics at Ohio State University - Main Campus - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Ohio State will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Ohio State this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 46,820 undergraduate students at Ohio State University - Main Campus is 3,502 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 19 to 1 which places Ohio State University - Main Campus among the worst concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Ohio State University - Main Campus , there are 19 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the worst regrading instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (65.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (65.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (42.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Ohio State University - Main Campus compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors

Ohio State University - Main Campus offers 163 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 116 majors within 27 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Ohio State University - Main Campus awarded 12,267 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Finance & Financial Management0741741
General Psychology0550550
General Biology0506506
Communication & Media Studies0485485

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