Ohio State University (Fisher)

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100 Gerlach Hall, 2108 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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#27 Best Business Schools


#11 in Accounting

Business School Overview

The Max M. Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University--Columbus offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources management, insurance, international business, leadership, marketing, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and transportation. Its tuition is full-time: $28,688 per year (in-state); full-time: $46,352 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $1,470 per credit (in-state); part-time: $2,451 per credit (out-of-state); executive: $89,500 total program (in-state); and executive: $89,500 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 74.3 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

The Max M. Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University—Columbus stresses the importance of personal attention. The university accepts roughly 150 M.B.A. students each year to foster a small, flexible program within a large research institution. Each student in the M.B.A. program follows the Fisher Triad, which guides students through academics, career tracks, and leadership and professional development. While learning some of the core functions of business, students can also select from more than 100 elective courses to narrow their focus.

Along with a full-time M.B.A. program, the Fisher College of Business also offers a part-time M.B.A. and an Executive M.B.A., as well as Ph.D. programs. Joint degrees are offered in conjunction with the Michael E. Moritz College of Law, the John Glenn School of Public Affairs, the School of Public Health, the College of Medicine, and the College of Pharmacy.

 There are roughly 25 student clubs and organizations offered within the Fisher College of Business, including the International Business Club and the Finance Club. Students living near the campus in Columbus, Ohio have the option to live in Fisher Commons, the M.B.A. program’s living-learning community for Fisher students.

There are more than 60,000 alumni worldwide spanning six continents, and some of the most notable graduates are Jeffrey W. Montie, president of Kellogg North America; Clayton Daley, chief financial officer of The Procter & Gamble Co.; and Deven Sharma, president of Standard & Poor’s.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 15
Application deadline (international students) April 15
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accounting not-for-profit management
consulting production/operations management
entrepreneurship organizational behavior
finance portfolio management
human resources management real estate
insurance supply chain management/logistics
international business quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
leadership transportation
marketing other

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 212
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $28,688 per year (in-state)
full-time: $46,352 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $1,470 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $2,451 per credit (out-of-state)
executive: $89,500 total program (in-state)
executive: $89,500 total program (out-of-state)

Required fees (full-time) $1,019 per year
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) N/A


Average base salary $96,126
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 74.3%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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