Ohio State University
|Ohio State University|
|Sports:||baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, pistol, rifle, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling, field hockey, rowing, softball, synchronized swimming|
|Colors:||Scarlet and Gray|
The Ohio State University is the largest university in the United States, located in Columbus, Ohio. A public university, it was founded in 1870 with a land grant over 15,655 acres and today has the largest population at a single campus of universities in the United States with an enrollment of nearly 52,000 students. The University has an endowment of over 2 billion dollars.
Varsity Sports Teams at the OSU are the Buckeyes and Lady Buckeyes.
One of the major roles is producing Ph.D.s. The strongest Ph.D. programs according to an internal review are in
- Arts and Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Veterinary Biosciences
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Business Administration
- Labor and Human Relations
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Accounting and MIS
- The definitive article "the" is part of the university's official name; as such, alumni referring to their alma mater frequently place extra emphasis on the definitive article, even over the remainder of the name.
- See Analysis April 4, 2008