Ohio State University - Main Campus

Ohio State Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Ohio State University - Main Campus? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Ohio State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Ohio State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Ohio State University - Main Campus?

Ohio State total enrollment is approximately 61,391 students.

42,776 are undergraduates and 10,249 are graduate students.

Ohio State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Ohio State undergraduate population is made up of 49% women, and 51% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Ohio State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 27,947
International 3,788
Asian 3,320
Black or African American 2,722
Hispanic 2,015
Multi-Ethnic 1,675
Unknown 1,254
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 24

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Ohio State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.

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Ohio State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,679
International 1,936
Asian 644
Hispanic 608
Black or African American 545
Unknown 484
Multi-Ethnic 346
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Ohio State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #312 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  312 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  91.15 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Ohio State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Ohio State is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Ohio State is ranked 2,185 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2185 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  42.36 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does Ohio State offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

Ohio State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 38,996
International 6,563
Asian 4,409
Black or African American 3,953
Hispanic 3,025
Multi-Ethnic 2,278
Unknown 2,088
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 32

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Ohio State University - Main Campus Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 23,918
Black or African American 3,300
Asian 1,820
Multi-Ethnic 506
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Ohio State ranks 243 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  243 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  93.61 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 31,110 female students and 30,281 male students at Ohio State.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Ohio State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  75.92 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 20,259 female teachers and 12,395 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
25.32% Out of State
10.7% Out of the Country

Ohio State ranks 440 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

25.32% of Ohio State students come from out of state, and 10.7% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  79 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Ohio 5,289
Illinois 291
New York 276
Pennsylvania 207
New Jersey 154

International Students at Ohio State

Students from 112 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
58.19% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  73.33 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Ohio State, 58.19% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 19,015
18-19 15,803
22-24 11,903
25-29 7,287
35 and over 2,575
30-34 2,334
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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