Ohio State University Marion Campus

Ohio State University Marion Campus

The Ohio State University Marion Campus, located at Marion, Ohio, was established in 1957. Commonly abbreviated as OSU Marion Campus, the college sits on 180 acres and offers both bachelor's and master's degree programs. The college has more than 5 study programs from which prospective students can choose.

The athletics department of OSU Marion Campus fields teams in a number of varsity athletic events. Nicknamed the Buckeyes, the athletic teams participate in golf, basketball, soccer and volleyball. The college offers students financial aid in the form of institutional scholarship programs such as the Dorothy and George H. Alber Scholarship, the Mary Alice Lyon Scholarship and the Edwin U. Wolfinger scholarship.

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Contacting Ohio State Marion

Ohio State University-Marion Campus
1465 Mount Vernon Ave
Marion , OH 43302-5695
General Phone: (740) 389-6786

Ohio State Marion Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts171English, liberal arts and sciences, history
Education and Teaching46elementary school teaching
Business and Management15business
Therapy and Counseling14psychology

Number of programs and degrees for Ohio State Marion in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree965
Associate's degree1501

Ohio State Marion Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ohio State Marion had a total enrollment of 1,633 students (1,475 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 43%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Ohio State Marion Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 44 %

Ohio State Marion Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Marion, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ohio State Marion Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,664
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,903
Books and supplies $ 1,383

Financial Aid:
Ohio State Marion participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 309003)

Ohio State Marion Faculty

Ohio State Marion has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track99

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$94,6202*
Associate professoracademic year9$69,2352*
Assistant professoracademic year9$56,2089$54,329
All faculty totalacademic year24$70,69613$61,491

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ohio State Marion Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Ohio State Marion Apart:

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Top 6%Ohio State Marion % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 10%Ohio State Marion % of degrees in education and teaching
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Ohio State Marion Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Ohio State Marion Salaries of full-time faculty

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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