Ohio State University, Marion Campus

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Coordinates: 40°34′54″N 83°05′21″W / 40.58153°N 83.089213°W / 40.58153; -83.089213

The Ohio State University at Marion

Disciplina in civitatem
(Latin, "Education for

Type Public
Land Grant
Sea Grant
Established 1957
President Michael V. Drake
Dean Gregory S. Rose
Administrative staff
205 full and part time faculty and staff
Students 1,485 full and part time
(Marion Campus)
57,748 (all campuses)
Undergraduates 3,406 full and part time (Marion Campus),
44,307 (all campuses)
Postgraduates 79 full and part time (Marion Campus),
14,441 (all campuses)
Location Marion, Ohio, United States

180 acres (Marion Campus),
15,311 acres (61.96 km2)

(total all campuses)
Athletics club & intramural sports
(Marion Campus)
Colors Scarlet and Gray          
Nickname Buckeyes
Mascot Scarlet Wave
Website osumarion.osu.edu

The Ohio State University at Marion, often referred to as OSU Marion or OSUM, is a regional campus of The Ohio State University located in Marion, Ohio, USA. The campus was founded in 1957. Its 186-acre (0.75 km2) campus is located 45 miles (72 km) north of Columbus. There are eight buildings on the campus.

Ohio State Marion has baccalaureate program accreditation with NCATE. Its average class size is 19[1]. An average age of students is 23.5. The Marion Campus Library of the OSU Marion Campus contains over 48,000 books, a large reference collection and over 300 subscriptions. The library collection also includes print periodical indexes, microforms, maps, newspapers, pamphlet file, special collections in careers and children's literature, and the Warren G. Harding/Norman Thomas Research Collection. It provides access to all the resources of The Ohio State University and Ohio Link.

About 88% of students at the Marion campus are awarded federal or state financial aid. The student body is 63% female and 37% male. Students who start at Marion may finish their degrees at the Columbus campus with one of Ohio State's 200+ majors. A Post-Secondary Enrollment Option at the campus is a highly selective program which provides opportunity for qualified students to enroll in college while still in high school.

The Alber Enterprise Center is a campus-based corporate education center that provides workforce training, organization development, and performance improvement techniques.

Academic programs[edit]

Maynard Hall
Morrill Hall

Complete bachelor's degree programs are:


The Marion campus does not offer varsity athletic teams. A club level soccer team is active on the campus.

Student life[edit]

Student organizations[edit]

There are many (over 20) student clubs on campus.

Sport clubs and intramural sports[edit]

Students at the Marion Campus can participate in several intramural sports such as basketball, softball, and volleyball.


  1. ^ Marion, © 2017 The Ohio State University at. "Quick Facts | The Ohio State University at Marion". osumarion.osu.edu. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 

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