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Welcome to The Ohio State University Graduate School
The Graduate School at Ohio State aspires to be a national leader with robust and impactful advanced education programs to produce skilled, diverse graduates that will be successful, sought-after leaders in knowledge, innovation and creativity; as well as embody an awareness and engagement of individual and societal inclusion, to influence the world.
Graduate Programs in Top 25
Top Ranked Graduate Programs
Ohio State has almost 300 graduate programs to choose from across an array of research and creative fields.
Top Ranked in Research
Nationally and Globally Named One of the Most Innovative
Ohio State is a leader in research impact and is currently ranked 12th nationally in research and development expenditures.
Looking to apply to Ohio State as a Graduate Student? Visit graduate and professional admissions or browse our over 200 graduate programs to find the best path for you.
If you are just starting out or you are planning to complete your degree soon, the Graduate School is here to support you through registration for courses, career skills building, and defending your dissertation and thesis.
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff are at the heart of supporting graduate education at Ohio State. The Graduate School is here to work with you to provide resources for recruitment, fellowships, new program development and through graduate faculty committees.
Access, Equity and Inclusion
Established in 1984, The Office of Diversity, in coordination with advocates and allies across campus, design and deliver recruitment, retention, professional development, and community building strategies that advance the mission and vision of The Graduate School and further the organizational diversity and inclusion objectives of Ohio State University.
Career Building Strategies and Skill Development
Today, graduate education is a way to help students achieve their career goals. More specifically, it is an investment in their future through quality education in the graduate student’s chosen profession. Learn more about Career Building Strategies.