The Ohio State University

One of the largest universities in the United States, The Ohio State University is a leading research university and the model for the state of Ohio's public higher education institutes. Founded in 1870 as a land-grant university, it was ranked in 2006 as one of the top 20 public universities in the United States. The main campus is located in Columbus, and regional campuses are located in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark and Wooster.