Regional Campus Information

Regional Campus Information

The Ohio State University's four smaller campuses combine the strengths of the nation's largest land-grant, comprehensive research institution with the experience of small, student-centered, liberal-arts focused institutions. The regional campuses offer an affordable, high-quality education taught by distinguished faculty in an environment that emphasizes student success.



When Ohio State Lima offered its first classes in 1960, students came from the small farming communities and larger cities of west central Ohio to fulfill their need for higher education. Since then tens of thousands of studentsfrom the 10-county region surrounding Lima haveCharlene D. Gilbertwalked through the campus doors to take advantage of small class sizes, close contact with faculty members, and the breadth and reputation of an Ohio State education. Dean and Director Charlene D. Gilbert ensures the unique spirit of the campus is fueled by student-centered activities, thriving academic programs focused on the sciences, engineering, and health fields, as well as collaborative fine arts initiatives; and a variety of competitive athletic opportunities. With near-campus student housing now available, Ohio State Lima’s reach extends up and down the I-75 corridor, in proximity to the campus. Ohio State Lima shares its 564-acre campus with Rhodes State College.

Ohio State Lima
200 Public Service Building
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, Ohio 45804-3576
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Rhodes State College
Keese Hall 161
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH  45804
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The Ohio State University at Mansfield, led by Dean and Director Stephen Gavazzi, resides on a beautifully wooded 640-acre campus located in North Central Ohio, equidistant from Stephen M. GavazziColumbus, Cleveland, and Akron. Classes have been held at Mansfield since 1958, initially using the facilities at the Mansfield Senior High School. In the early 1960s, local citizens mounted a major campaign to acquire land for a campus site, which opened for classes in autumn 1966. Mansfield now shares its campus with North Central State College and has many outstanding cultural and recreational facilities, including the Snow Trails and Clear Fork ski resorts; the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course; the Mohican State Forest’s 4,700 acres of native trees, hiking and biking trails, streams, lakes and wetlands; eight lakes and reservoirs for fishing and other aquatic activities; the botanical gardens of Kingwood Center; author Louis Bromfield's Malabar Farm; the Mansfield Art Center; the historic downtown Carousel district; the Renaissance Theater; and the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra.  

Ohio State Mansfield
155 Riedl Hall
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
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North Central State College
197 Fallerius Technical Education Center
2441 Kenwood Circle
Mansfield, OH  44906
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Co-located with Marion Technical College on 187 acres of land, including an eleven-acre reconstructed native prairie, Ohio State Marion has throughout its history closely partnered with its communities. As a result, several successful fundraising and capital campaigns have yeilded, among other benefits to the campus, over $1 million in aid and scholarships annually for its Gregory S. Rosestudents. Ohio State Marion is engaged in a partnership with Columbus State Community College in Delaware County, which uniquely positions it to create and implement pathways connecting two- and four-year institutions of higher education. Dean and Director Gregory S. Rose ensures Ohio State Marion plays a critical role in extending access to The Ohio State University to its surrounding communities as well as to those seeking the unique experiences offered at the Marion campus. To expand opportunities still further, Ohio State Marion is nowoffering the first-year engineering curriculum and the BSSW curriculum.

Ohio State Marion
240A Maynard Hall
1465 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Marion, Ohio 43302-5895
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Marion Technical College
178C Technical Education Building
1467 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Marion, OH  43302
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Located in the scenic rolling hills of east central Ohio and led by Dean and Director William L. MacDonald, The Ohio State University William L. MacDonaldat Newark resides on a beautiful, 225-acre campus with 134 acres of green space. Thanks to an incredibly generous local community, the campus has outstanding facilities and nearly $1million in annual aid and scholarships to support a diverse and active student body. Coming from all over Ohio, students at Ohio State Newark receive outstanding instruction from a first-rate faculty that in recent years has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for Humanitites, the Ohio Arts Council, the Ohio Humanities Council, the Ohio Department of Education, and several private organizations. Ohio State Newark shares its campus, facuilities, and many staff members with Central Ohio Technical College. The partnership creates money-saving efficiencies and allows both institutions to offer student life experiences and educational opportunities that neither institution could offer on its own. The two institutions recently completed a joint $20 million scholarship campaign that was launched with a $10 million matching gift from Lou and Gib Reese.

Ohio State Newark
Founders Hall
1179 University Drive
Newark, Ohio 43055-1797
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Central Ohio Technical College
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH  43055
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