The Ohio State University at Marion

About Us

Welcome to Ohio State Marion

Your Ohio State experience is yours to create, and we’re here to support you along the way.

At Ohio State Marion, you will experience small class sizes that are limited in number of people – but not in ideas. You will have unparalleled access to faculty expertise and to the breadth and depth of opportunity synonymous with being a Buckeye. Frequent one on one and small group conversations and discussions enable meaningful connections to form with both faculty and peers.

Our world-renowned faculty and dedicated staff are passionate about championing you and your potential. The relationships that you build together help create innovative, engaging and inclusive learning experiences for all students. That same culture of Caring” permeates the fabric of campus.

Through an array of internship and undergraduate research opportunities, you can both jumpstart the career you envision, and contribute to making a positive impact in the world.

A wide range of student organizations and clubs offer you ways to participate in activities that help you fuel or discover a passion – and allow learning to continue and friendships to form outside the classroom. Because campus life is integral to the Ohio State experience our newly renovated Alber Student Center, is available to all students to relax, eat, study, workout, or just catch up with friends.

You can choose to start and complete your degree on our campus through the 10 (and growing!) degrees we offer. You can also begin one to three years of 200+ Ohio State majors before making a seamless transition to the Columbus campus to complete your degree.

No matter where you start or complete your program, the degree you earn is a degree from The Ohio State University. With that degree you become a Buckeye for life – going forward to accomplish amazing things and create a more vibrant future - and we’re here to help you do it.

Mission Statement

We provide an affordable education combining the rigor and opportunities of a leading research university with the support of a small campus to prepare our graduates for their professions within a global society.

Vision Statement

We will be the destination of choice for those seeking a university education at a campus recognized for excellence in teaching, research, community outreach, and global citizenship.