Statistical Summary

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
STATISTICAL SUMMARY - JANUARY 1997

Academic Structure  (October 1996)
        Colleges                                 19
        Departments/Divisions/Schools
        (tenure initiating units)                104
        Undergraduate majors                     215
        Master's degree programs                 124
        Doctoral degree programs                 100
        Courses (estimated)                   10,444

Acreage (October 1996)
        Total                            16,971
        OARDC (all locations) & ATI*      5,926
        Molly Caren Agricultural Center   2,095
        Columbus campus                   1,715
        Lima, Mansfield, Marion,
           Newark campuses                1,441
        Airport                           1,378
        Golf courses                        295
        Miscellaneous                     4,121

Buildings (October 1996)
        Total                            857
        Columbus campus                  354
        OARDC (all locations) & ATI*     288
        Lima, Mansfield, Marion,
           Newark  campuses               27
        Other areas                      188

Employees (October 1996)
                                   FTE          Headcount
        Total                   21,728           29,266
        Regular Faculty          2,908.5          2,924
        Clinical Faculty           177.8            185
        Auxiliary Faculty        1,003.4          1,351
        Administrative and
          Professional Staff     7,689.7          8,444
        Civil Service Staff      5,539.9          5,700
        Student employees        4,407.8         10,662

Enrollment (Autumn 1996)
        Total, all campuses              54,726
        Men                              27,565
        Women                            27,161
        Undergraduates                   41,248
        Graduate students                10,760
        Professional students             2,718
        Ohioans                          44,689
        Foreign students                  3,780
        Columbus campus                  48,352

Enrollment, Minority   (Autumn 1996)
(omits foreign students)
                               Number    % of Total Enrollment
        Total minorities        7,074          12.9%
        African Americans       3,572           6.5%
        Asian Americans         2,407           4.2%
        Hispanics                 910           1.7%
        American Indians          185           0.3%

Graduation Statistics -- from CHE, July 3, 1997, page A40 [jww].

 	Percentage of students who graduated after six years from the 
	year of enrollment listed below.  Transfer are not included.
 
	Numbers in [] are averages for 306 colleges in NCAA Division I.

		90-91	89-90
All students	55[56]  60[57]

Athletes (only those receiving some form of sport-related financial aid)
  All		49[58]	67[58]
  white men	48[57]	67[59]
  black men	13[43]	29[43]
  white women	82[70]	87[70]
  black women	57[59[	89[58]

Enrollments, Large U.S. campuses (Autumn 1996)
        Ohio State University, Columbus         48,352
        University of Texas, Austin             48,025
        Arizona State University, Tempe         47,051
        Texas A & M University, College Station 43,031
        Michigan State University, East Lansing 41,545
        University of Wisconsin, Madison        39,826
        Penn State University, State College    39,680
        University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1995)36,617

Historical Information
        Established by Legislature              1870
        First classes taught                    1873
        Received present name                   1878
        First graduating class                  1878
        Degrees granted (through Dec. 1996)  465,017

FINANCIAL INFORMATION
(Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30)

Budget, 1996-97
(as adopted by Trustees July 12, 1996)
        Total income          $1.531 billion
        State appropriations    $395 million
        Other government        $174 million
        Student fees            $277 million
        Hospitals               $381 million
        Auxiliaries
        (residence halls,
        Athletics and others)   $120 million
        Other income            $185 million

        Total expenditures      $1.513 billion
        Instructional & General   $696 million
        Separately budgeted
          research                $186 million
        Public service             $65 million
        Scholarships & fellowships $65 million
        Auxiliaries               $124 million
        Hospitals                 $377 million
(Figures are rounded and may not sum to total.)

Endowment, Total University and Foundation, 1996
Market value at Sept. 20, 1996  $667.9 million

Fund Raising, 1995-96
(fiscal year ended June 30, 1996)
        Donors                          85,596
        Total receipts                  $124.1 million

Payroll, Annual, 1996-97
        Estimated, based on October 1996
        actual payrollfor all employees         $731.5 million

Research Spending, 1995-96
        Total                    $207.7 million
        OSURF*                   $166.3 million
        OARDC*                    $30.0 million
        Children's Hospital
         Research Foundation       $6.9 million
        Other                      $4.6 million
(Figures are rounded and may not sum to total.)

Tuition and Fees,  1996-97 academic year
                                Quarter         Annual
        Ohio undergraduate
        (Columbus campus)       $1,156           $3,468
        Ohio undergraduate
        (regional and ATI)      $1,115           $3,345
        Non-resident undergrad
        (Columbus)              $3,445          $10,335
        Ohio graduate
        (Columbus)              $1,647           $4,941
        Non-resident graduates
        (Columbus)              $4,277          $12,831
        Room & board
        (weighted average)      $1,636           $4,908
        Average annual cost, all fees*           $9,771
        * 3 quarters, Ohio undergraduate. Includes tuition,
        room and board, textbooks and supplies, health
        insurance, parking, football and basketball tickets.

*Abbreviations:
        ATI = Agricultural Technical Institute
        FTE = Full-time Equivalent
        OARDC = Ohio Agricultural Research
                            and Development Center
        OSURF = Ohio State University Research Foundation

President

E. Gordon Gee

Board of Trustees

Leslie H. Wexner, New Albany, chair
Alex Shumate, Columbus, vice chair
Theodore S. Celeste, Columbus
Michael F. Colley, Columbus
George A. Skestos, Bexley
David L. Brennan, Akron
James F. Patterson, Chesterland
Zuheir Sofia, Bexley 
Tamala Longaberger Kaido, Zanesville
Holly A. Smith (student), North Canton
Mark E. Berkman (student), Bexley

Compiled by:
Office of University Communications
1125 Kinnear Road, Columbus OH 43212
(614) 292-2711
Provided by: Ruth Gerstner gerstner.2@osu.edu

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