Quick Stats

  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $9,168
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    3,770
  • University Selectivity
    49%
  • University Yield
    41%
  • Job Offers
    87%
  • Average Salary
    $50,496
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1916
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
210 W. Woodruff Avenue
120 Schoenbaum Hall
Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States
Website
405x225

Fisher College of Business

From business as usual to business unusual, Fisher College of Business prepares students to go beyond and make an immediate impact in their careers through top-ranked programs providing real-world business experience; faculty recognized as leaders in their fields; student organizations dedicated to service and professional development; and innovative business partnerships across the globe and in Columbus - a top-ranked city for job growth and home to Fortune 1000 companies and an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our highly-sought students leverage the breadth of resources at OSU, a premiere research university with 500,000 proud Buckeye a

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FisherConnect is incredibly useful/helpful and makes it so easy to get interviews to very successful companies in all industries. The QUIC interview is also a good way to ensure that students are prepared for these professional interviews and really shows why Fisher students are so highly recruited.

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
49% The Ohio State University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. Class rank
  3. SAT/ACT scores
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1150
  • Min. ACT 25
  • Min. GPA
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1150
  • Min. ACT 25
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
35475% 35,475
49% 49
41% 41
49% School Selectivity
41% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Minimum 1150 SAT or 25 ACT domestic student. For international students, minimum 1210 SAT or 27 ACT; TOEFL 79 Internet-based. For international transfer students, must have less than 60 semester hours of transfer credit. Transfers 3.0 min gpa. on all previous coursework

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
7569% 7,569
41% 41
37% 37
41% Program Selectivity
37% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Other
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements Admssion determined by size and quality of applicant pool. Individual specializations competitive; minimum OSU GPA of 3.00; completion of 30 semester hours; minimum of 15 semester hours of OSU letter-graded earned hours; prerequisites courses completed with a grade of C of Better.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 41
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Directly admitted students come from these programs: Honors, Business Scholars, Global Business Learning Communities and a merit review process.

Careers

Other 17%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 16%
  • Manufacturing 9%
  • Consulting 4%
PricewaterhouseCoopers 24
Top Employer
  • Limited Brands 17
  • Ernst & Young 17
  • Abercrombie & Fitch 16
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
87% 87
62% 61.74527272727272
87% Receive Offers
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
13% 13
9% 9.05625
13% Receive Offers
0%
0%
89% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
85% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
$59,600.00
40K 73K
Finance/Accounting
37% 37
$52,274.00
40K 70K
General Management
2% 2
$58,000.00
30K 75K
Human Resources
3% 3
$44,059.00
28K 73K
Management Information Systems
3% 3
$62,915.00
45K 73K
Marketing/Sales
19% 19
$46,028.00
30K 72K
Operations/Production
9% 9
$50,154.00
36K 92K
Logistics/Transportation
7% 7
$55,243.00
38K 75K
Other
15% 15
$48,954.00
30K 73K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
14% 14
$51,033.00
40K 63K
Consumer Products/Retail
22% 22
$49,960.00
32K 75K
Consulting
4% 4
$61,500.00
45K 73K
Financial Services
16% 16
$54,000.00
33K 70K
Government/Education
3% 3
$43,486.00
31K 56K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
$49,875.00
33K 58K
Manufacturing
9% 9
$52,164.00
30K 65K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$41,000.00
30K 53K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
$55,264.00
36K 69K
Real Estate
1% 1
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology/Science
3% 3
$47,607.00
30K 65K
Transportation
3% 3
$43,500.00
32K 50K
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
17% 17
$50,875.00
30K 73K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
2% 2
$51,500.00
36K 60K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
$53,403.00
35K 70K
U.S. South
5% 5
$53,475.00
35K 73K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
$59,250.00
50K 69K
U.S. Midwest
80% 80
$53,189.00
35K 75K
U.S. West
3% 3
$56,038.00
44K 73K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Limited Brands 21
  • Nationwide 16
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers 16
  • JP Morgan Chase 14
  • Deloitte 11
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 95
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 280
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 612
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Individual consultation on job searches and resume critiques, students pass mock interviews before on-campus interviews, outreach to student organizations, career and internship fairs, a 2 credit-hr. course for job search preparation and transition to work-world, special programs for students who want Consulting or Financial Services.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$24,597
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $9,168
  • Fees $2,441
  • Expenses $12,988
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$40,317
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $24,888
  • Fees $2,441
  • Expenses $12,988
46% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 5% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 23%
  • Merit 77%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://sfa.osu.edu/
Scholarships
$16,538,665
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$18,940,402
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Fisher College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
80% 74
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
72% 42
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Fisher College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
More Information
Business Program Classes
11% Less than 20 Students 23% More than 50 Students
66% 21 to 50 students
42 Average number of students in non-business required electives
110 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • BUSFIN 4280 - "Treasury Management"
  • BUSMHR 2292 - "Business Skills & Environment"
  • ACCTMIS 3601 - "Introduction to Information Systems"
  • BUSFIN 5400 - "Special Topics in Real Estate"
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2012
Degrees Offered
  • B.S.B.A
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
204% 204
31% 31
Prominent Faculty
  • Anil Arya

    Accounting

  • Rene Stulz

    Finance

  • Greg Allenby

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Student Employee positions in Fisher College that are work-study eligible. While not required for degree, Internship & Co-op opportunities with corporations that are available via Fisher College Office of Career Management

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The Office of Global Business offers a variety of academic international experiences.  These include traditional Exchange, where we have partnerships with 20 Universities where students can take a full semester's classes, and also Columbus-based courses that focus on a particular academic area and geographic region, and then an international trip at the end that emphasizes the subject matter.  Furthermore, we offer sponsored internships in 7 different international cities.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Students participate in university programs, i.e, Community Commitment, MLK Day of Services. Business Scholars and BHLC students have community service requirements. Fisher student organizations complete service projects, i.e., Salvation Army Adopt-a-Family, Mid-Oho Food Bank, BuckeyeThon, Relay for Life, Blood drives, high school outreach (tutoring, Big Brother/Big Sister, clean ups, etc); Fisher CARES, a student organization, focused on uniting students through service and encouraging students to volunteer.

Students

51% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 74% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
30 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
80% 80
Asian American
7% 7
Not Reported
5% 5
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
5%
83%
5%
1%
2%
4%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
80% 80
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
20% 20
Canada
0% 0
20 Average age of full-time students
92% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
66% 66
89% 89

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 61,393
Alumni Donations
$1,507 Average Gift $900,000 Largest Gift

Anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Leslie Wexner

    Chair & CEO, Limited Brands

  • Lionel L. Nowell III

    Treasurer, PepsiCo Inc. (Retired)

  • Paula Bennett

    President & CEO, J. Jill