One of the advantages of Ohio State's breadth and depth? Lots of curious minds, lots of connections, all over the globe.
Experiences that set you apart
At Ohio State, we are committed to helping all students access the opportunities that will set them apart. Challenge Ohio State to give you every opportunity to reach your full potential. You will find a university that rises to the challenge. The result will be an education that can take you anywhere.
Ohio State is serious about undergraduate research – and you can’t beat the breadth of opportunity. Whatever your major, Ohio State connects you with research that inspires you. When you're ready, join 600+ fellow students and present your research at the annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
“Ohio State’s collective knowledge, talents and resources make it one of the most comprehensive universities in the world. The transformative research performed by undergraduate students and guided by leading experts in their fields is vital to the university’s commitment to helping the global community meet present and future challenges.” – Michael V. Drake, President of The Ohio State University
Internships + co-ops
Well-connected faculty and partnerships with a wide variety of organizations in Columbus and around the world give you an advantage when it comes to finding a meaningful internship or co-op. University career fairs (we host around 30 a year) bring a huge range of companies and organizations right to you.
Study abroad and you'll never stumble over the interview question, "Tell us about an experience that changed you." Ohio State ranks 7th nationally for number of students studying abroad; they do so through 200 programs in 50 countries on every continent.
Learn how to make a difference and use your academic interests for service. Students in Ohio State's 80+ service-learning courses work together on real issues being faced locally, nationally or globally.