The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Five things to know as you start your college journey

January 2, 2019


Choosing a college can be a difficult choice. There are a lot of variables to consider as you figure out which place is going to be the best to help you achieve your dreams. With this in mind, we’re here to help with five things you should know about Ohio State Mansfield as you make this crucial decision on the next step in your life.

You can complete your degree in Columbus or Mansfield
As a first-year student at Ohio State Mansfield, you can start on a path to completing more than 200 Ohio State degrees. For some of those, you never need to leave the Mansfield campus to take your coursework all the way to a diploma. A popular major for Mansfield students? Exploration, which gives Mansfield campus students a great way to find the major that’s the best fit.

You’ll find plenty of cool places to live
Students at Ohio State Mansfield have access to a number of different on- and off-campus housing options. Molyet Village Apartments are connected to campus by a bike path and feature their own entertainment options such as basketball and sand volleyball courts. Off campus housing is located near campus but is also a short walk from some of Mansfield’s best shops and restaurants.

You won’t go hungry
If you are a foodie and just enrolled at Ohio State Mansfield you’ve arrived just in time. The university recently opened its renovated Marketplace dining space, which offers students nearly 8,000 square feet of dining and serving space. The institution also has the newly named Scarlet and Gray Café in Ovalwood Hall, giving students yet another new dining option.

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to make a difference and get involved
From student groups, to sports teams, undergraduate research, education abroad and more, Ohio State Mansfield has a number of ways for students to get involved when they are on campus. One program you might want to check out is our learning community, which is a great resource for first-year students just getting their start in college.

You have plenty of ways to help pay for your education
Ohio State Mansfield offers a number of resources to help students request the financial aid they may need to complete their education. The cost and aid page is a great resource that can help you navigate the payment process. Low- to moderate-income students are also eligible to have their tuition fully covered as part of Ohio State’s unprecedented commitment to affordability.