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To determine your cost of attendance, w​e take estimated direct costs (tuition, room and meal plan, and other university fees) and add them to estimated indirect costs (books and supplies, transportation, and other personal expenses). The result is a standard academic year's Cost of Attendance for a full-time student. Your actual expenses may be more or less than the average estimates used.​​

​Cost of Attendance 2018-19 Academic Year

Amounts are for full-time enrollment (12 hours or more) ​for a two semester standard academic year at The Ohio State University. ​Part-time tuition costs are prorated accordingly. 

Columbus campus​

Non-​Ohio resident​​: Living on campus

Category​Cost
​​​Tuition and fees​​$30,742
​Room and board/living​​$12,474
Books and supplies​​​​$1,168
​Miscellaneous/personal​​$3,728
Total$48,112

Non-​Ohio resident​​: Living off campus

Category​Cost
​​​Tuition and fees​​$30,742
​Room and board/living​​$11,498
Books and supplies​​​​$1,168
​Miscellaneous/personal​​$3,770
Total$47,178