Fisher College of Business

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Specialized Masters in Finance
Master of Accounting
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About the school

The Max M. Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University was established in 1916 as the College of Commerce and Journalism. The university is a part of the University System of Ohio, which was established after the Morrill Act was passed in 1862. Ohio State University is the ninth university in Ohio and the state's land-grant institution. According to U.S. News & World Report 2024, Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business full-time MBA programme is ranked 44th in the U.S. and 20th among public universities. The Executive MBA programme, on the other hand, is ranked 28th internationally by IvyExec. Well-known Fisher College of Business alumni include American billionaire businessman Leslie Herbert Wexner, who founded and served as the retired chairman of Bath & Body Works, Inc., and Sowmya Aggarwal, Vice President of Taxation at Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS). The Max M. Fisher College of Business is located in Columbus, Ohio. It is housed near St. John Arena on a commercial campus partially enclosed on the university's northern campus, in close proximity to nearby cities.

Where is the school located?

Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Life at Fisher College of Business

Ohio State University's Max M. Fisher College of Business emphasises four core values for its students: innovation, global awareness, social responsibility, and moral leadership. These values are integrated into the curriculum and guide faculty teachings, setting Fisher graduates apart in the corporate world. Students can access on-campus housing options at Ohio State University. The on-campus accommodations are close to the classrooms, and each housing complex has a full-time professional staff resident. Ohio State also provides various on-campus and off-campus dining options to satisfy students' requirements for quick, wholesome food. Students can choose the appropriate meal plans by visiting their dining services.

Additional benefits of studying at Fisher College of Business

The Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University values diversity and works to create opportunities for everyone to succeed. The Max M. Fisher College of Business Office of Diversity and Inclusion Student Services and Corporate and Community Outreach seeks to address the needs of graduate students and offers quality student counselling, scholarship opportunities, career assistance, and tutoring assistance. Students with disabilities can register with Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business Disability Services to take advantage of the many services they provide to promote. On-campus housing, test and note-taking assistance, on- and off-campus food accommodations, assistive technology, sign language transcription, and adaptive parking are just a few services they offer.

Columbus campus


Columbus, Ohio

City Population



Midwestern United States


Humid continental

Nearest Airport

Columbus (CMH) Airport

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)

Fast facts

  • University enrolment: 65,700+
  • Living alumni at Fisher's: 90,900+
  • Full-time university undergraduate students: 51,300+
  • Full-time university graduate students: 11,100+
  • Business graduate students: 1000+
  • International students: 5,800+
  • Countries represented: 73

Admissions criteria

To secure admission at Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Completed applications - Three letters of recommendation - A statement of purpose outlining the study goals and plans, career plans, experience, and any special circumstances that need explaining - Official transcripts in English - A graduate admissions test result (GMAT, GRE, or LSAT) - Detailed resume/ CV - Proof of English proficiency: You must obtain the minimum score in the following exams to be eligible- TOEFL: 100, IELTS: 7.5, and MELAB: 85.

Fees and other expenses

Other costs that are not consistent throughout school admissions information online: - Estimated Cost of Books and Course Materials: $1,100 - Food expenses: $2,000 (approx.) - Housing (on campus): $8,000 (approx.) Note: The prices mentioned above are only an indication of what a graduate student may need to pay. Please consult the school's necessary admissions and financial aid websites for detailed information and any updates to this information.

Job placements

The Office of Career Management at the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University assists international graduate students with job placements in the following ways: - Comprehensive Career Support: Career services hosts career events throughout the year to prepare students for internships and full-time work, and links employers with current students. The Office of Career Management uses Handshake to advertise job openings, schedule on-campus interviews, share information about company information discussions, and plan career fairs.

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Last updated: 09 Nov 2023

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