Ohio State Lima

The Ohio State University at Lima draws students from the surrounding 10 counties and beyond who take advantage of the breadth and reputation of an Ohio State education.

Ohio State Lima

Academic programs

Complete a bachelor’s degree in:

Business management
Early and middle childhood education
Health sciences
Social work

Other degree options

Baccalaureate programs in dental hygiene, health sciences and nursing (RN to BSN); Associate of Arts; Master of Social Work

Engineering course work

First-year course work for the College of Engineering’s 14 degree programs and second-year course work for computer science and engineering, and electrical and computer engineering


Faculty excellence: Study with professors who are nationally and internationally recognized. Since 1995, 10 have received Ohio State’s prestigious Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Study abroad: Learn through global experiences such as our Czech theatre and culture trip to Prague, or any of Ohio State’s 200 study abroad programs in over 50 countries.

Research: Present your research with the support of Ohio State Lima’s Undergraduate Research Forum.

Honors: Enjoy priority scheduling, scholarship and travel opportunities, research and independent study, and more.

Academic support: Make the most of helpful resources, including writing and math centers, at the Phillip A. Heath Center for Teaching and Learning.

Student life

Athletics: Enjoy men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, golf and volleyball, and intramural and recreational sports.

30+ student clubs and organizations: Join Buckeye Scholars, Business Club, Lima Aggies, Multicultural Club, Ohio State Lima Student Senate, University Chorus and more.

Help with the transition to college

First Year Experience (FYE) programs help you transition to college life. First-year, first-generation students might consider the Generation One Learning Community. Underrepresented students might consider the CLIFFS bridge program.

Student services

Resources include student advocacy, career services, counseling services, disability services, a wellness center, and military and veteran’s services.

Ohio State Lima
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

Safe and comfortable housing is available within walking distance of campus.

Housing at Lima

Financial aid
Ohio State Lima participates in federal and state financial aid programs, and offers numerous scholarships and a range of employment opportunities.

Financial aid at Lima