Colleges & Universities

The Ohio State University


The Ohio State University, founded in 1870, is the largest single-campus enrollment in the nation. OSU has a regular faculty of 3,300 teaching, more than 54,000 students in more than 11,000 courses. There are 104 departments offering 123 master's degrees and 99 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in law, medicine, dentistry, engineering, pharmacy, optometry and veterinary medicine. It has one of the country's largest enrollments of graduate students in degree programs, and sponsored research contracts total $197 million. For more information, contact:
OSU Admissions Office
Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: 614-292-3980

Capital University


Capital University founded in 1830, serves over 1,776 undergraduates on their 50-acre campus in suburban Columbus. Approximately 1200 graduate students utilize the graduate programs which include The Graduate School of Administration and Law School. The MBA and law programs frequently utilize executives and lawyers as adjunct faculty members.

Central Michigan University, Columbus Center


Central Michigan University, Columbus Center is a graduate degree program designed to give the students the best education with the least complications. Since 1972, more than 30,000 students have earned their degrees through Central Michigan University's Extended Degree Programs. This Master of Science in Administration is a 36-semester hour degree earned over the weekends at the Defense Supply Center, Columbus. Contact the program administrator at 614-235-1645, closed Mondays open Tuesday through Friday between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Columbus College of Art & Design


The Columbus College of Art & Design is a comprehensive, private art and design school that was founded in 1879. It is located on the east side of downtown, adjacent to the Columbus Museum of Art just east of downtown. There are over 1,800 students enrolled in day and evening classes, 1,200 of which are full-time. The college offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 7 areas: fine arts, photography, illustration, industrial design, interior design, adverting design and retail advertising. Students wishing to enroll in daytime classes must be high school graduates and submit portfolios of their artwork for review. Contact:
Columbus College of Art and Design
107 North Ninth Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-224-9101.

Columbus State Community College


Columbus State Community College was founded as a technical school in 1963 but became a public community college in 1996. There is a 70-acre campus downtown with satellite campuses around the city. Two-year associate degrees in arts and sciences, applied sciences and technical studies are available. Over 17,000 students are enrolled at any one time including many part-time and nontraditional students. For more information, contact:
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-227-2453

Columbus State has opened an off-campus center in Groveport at the Southeast Center, 4449 Professional Parkway (located off South Hamilton Road). The college offers a wide variety of courses from Principles of Accounting to Real Estate Finance to Introduction to Psychology to Human Resources Management. Columbus State also offers special interest courses. This facility will be shared by Columbus State and Franklin University. Franklin's dedication is expected in early February of 1997. For more information about Columbus State courses, call the college's information center at 614-227-2666.

Denison University


Denison University is a private college of liberal arts and sciences, located 27 miles outside of Columbus in Granville. The 50-acre main campus houses the student body of 1800 students. Over 35 majors are offered with many interdisciplinary courses and a unique Honors curriculum. Denison is nationally recognized for its combination of traditional and innovative approach to its curricula. The FW Olin Science Hall and the Mitchell Recreation and Athletics Complex were opened during the 1994-95 school year as a result of a $70 million capital campaign. Denison was also one of only four schools to receive a raised ranking in the acclaimed Fiske Guide, putting the university's ranking at 4-stars. For more information, contact:
Denison University Admissions
Box H
Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 800-DENISON

DeVry University


DeVry University is 1 of 11 private, for-profit institutes operated by DeVry Inc. This fully accredited institution offers an associate degree program for electronics technicians and bachelor's degree programs in several fields. Over 2,600 students are enrolled in the semester programs. Contact:
DeVry Institute of Technology
1350 Alum Creek Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43209
Phone: 614-253-1525

Franklin University


Franklin University is located on the eastern edge of downtown, serving over 5,000 commuting students. The university offers bachelor's and two-year degrees, and added a new MBA program in 1993. A $6.5 million campaign will unite the campus, tying the academic environment together through capital improvements. For more information, contact:
Franklin University
201 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-341-6237

Ohio Dominican University


Ohio Dominican University is a 4-year liberal arts institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican tradition. In addition to the university's main campus, located on the northeast side of Columbus, ODU also has satellite locations at Easton and Tuttle. Ohio Dominican has approximately 2,500 students and offers undergraduate degrees in more than 35 majors as well as several graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning and a number of academic programs of distinction. For more information contact:
Ohio Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: 614-253-2741
Phone: 800-955-6446

Ohio Wesleyan University


Ohio Wesleyan University is a private college of liberal arts and sciences located 25 miles north of Columbus in Delaware. With 1,650 undergraduates, Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 50 majors. A variety of unique academic experiences exist with interdepartmental programs, inter-generational housing and a plethora of extracurriculars. For more information, contact:
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, Ohio, 43015
Phone: 614-368-2000

Otterbein College


Otterbein College is a private liberal arts college located on 114-acres in Westerville, 15 miles from downtown. Over 2,400 students take advantage of the academic programs in 36 undergraduate programs. A strong arts program enhances the Otterbein curriculum, boasting an annual series of professional performances in dance, theatre, and classical music. For more information, contact:
Otterbein College
Westerville, Ohio, 43081
Phone: 614-890-3000