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What sets OSU apart?

The Ohio State University is a leader in the world of higher education.  As a land grant institution, OSU is proud to serve the State of Ohio and its citizens while preparing students to become leaders in a fast-changing world.  Ohio State balances its close-knit community atmosphere with being one of the largest campuses in the country.  Students have virtually endless opportunities or academic and social enrichment through the University and its surrounding communities.

At Ohio State, you'll join over 1,800 current Veterans, dependents, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve members attending as undergraduate and graduate students; over 1,400 current faculty and staff veteran employees; and over 400 in the Tri-service Air Force, Army, and Navy ROTC program.

Columbus, Ohio, is home to the comprehensive Chalmers P. Wylie VA Care Center, which includes one of the only full VA Women’s health clinics in the United States.

Ohio State also offers veteran and military students the support they need to succeed through a variety of services, programs, and activities, as well as strong relationships with off-campus veterans resources.  New OSU undergraduate students at the Columbus campus will have the opportunity to work with a Peer Sponsor during their transition to Ohio State. The Peer Sponsors will host social, development, and networking events throughout the school year in which all military and vetearn students are invited to participate. Vets 4 Vets is an organization created by and for veteran students to establish a social community for veterans on campus.  Browse this website for more details on how OSU can provide you with everything you need to succeed.​